Warning for Modesto Bee classified ad customers
11/19/2010 12:30 AM
11/19/2010 2:09 AM
To our valued Modesto Bee Classified Advertising customers,
In recent days we have received reports from nearby cities that ‘scammers’ have been contacting classified advertising customers, claiming to be representatives of the local newspaper. During the calls customers are asked for personal credit card information.
It is important for you to know that if you place an ad with The Modesto Bee via our website, we will not contact you by phone for any information.
Customers should not provide credit card information to anyone calling about an ad. If you have concerns about the billing of your classified ad, please call The Modesto Bee directly at 209-521-7777 and ask the classified ad manager to confirm that your billing information is correct.
We take your business and privacy very seriously, and will do everything possible to continue to earn your trust.
Publisher and President
The Modesto Bee
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Modesto Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.