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Package Scam involving “Secret Survey Assignments” Reported by Petaluma Police Department

Published: September 01, 2022

The Petaluma Police Department is warning the community of a scam after multiple residents reported receiving packages with requests for financial transactions.

Petaluma Police said in a Facebook post that several residents had received packages filled with “Secret Survey Assignments” and fake cashier’s checks with a request that the consumer deposit check and purchase gift cards.  The checks

The Police Department advises consumers not to respond or attempt to cash or purchase any of these financial transaction items.

Residents who may be the victim of a scam in Petaluma can call the Police department's non-emergency line at 707-778-4372 to file a report.