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Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam Involving Apple Inc.

March 8, 2019

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is warning of a sophisticated phone scam targeting Cook County residents. In this scam, an unsolicited caller claiming to be from Apple Inc. states that there has been a security compromise to their device and/or iCloud account. The caller ... [Read More]

Pair Charged with UUW after Firearms, Ammunition Found

February 16, 2019

Two men have been charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon after firearms and ammunition were found during the execution of a search warrant in Ford Heights, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 9 a.m. on Feb. 14, Sheriff’s Police in... [Read More]