From January 2023 through August 2023, the Naperville Police Department took 83 scam reports for a loss of $922,214. This month as part of our Safer Naper campaign, we are highlighting some of the more recent scams we’ve come across as well as reminding residents of the red flags most scams share.

The most frequently reported scams are those conducted through online marketplaces, home repair fraud, and job posting/employment scams, not to mention scammers wanting payment for a problem via cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin.

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