CNJ staff Clovis police are hoping to make contact with a group of people conducting door-to-door magazine sales in the community in order to verify they are observing city ordinances. Capt. Patrick Whitney said the group, which has surfaced in the last few days, has prompted calls from citizens suspicious of the solicitation. He said [...]
Early census operations starting now in local communities census workers will be visible on neighborhood streets using GPS handheld computers
The Census bureau will launch a massive operation beginning next week to verify and update more than 145 million addresses as it prepares to conduct the 2010 Census. Although the count is still a year away, workers will be going door to door, verifying addresses to ensure the accuracy of next year’s Census delivery lists.
CNJ staff Several local businesses have received fraudulent checks in recent weeks, according to a release from the Clovis Police Department. Business are encouraged to use the phone directory to verify bank phone numbers on checks are valid, the release said. The scammers are printing checks with phony account numbers and bank phone numbers, said [...]