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Credit report and identity theft monitoring

Anyone who has a credit history or plans to establish one should have an interest in what appears on their credit report. Your credit report includes information about your identity, detailed credit history, and other information about you, including court judgments. Your credit report can affect your ability to get a credit card or loan, […]

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Watch for income tax fraud schemes

Since the 2015 tax filing season began, the North Liberty Police Department has been inundated with Federal Income Tax Fraud reports from the citizens of North Liberty. This notice provides information, guidelines, and instructions to those who have been victimized by this crime. Income tax fraud is not isolated to North Liberty or to the […]

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Beware of health plan enrollment scams

If you’re looking for health insurance coverage, look out as well for health care scams. Comparing health insurance plans during the open enrollment period can be confusing and raise lots of questions. Scammers and criminals take full advantage of this. Consider Your Options Before enrolling, review your current plan, if you have one, and decide […]

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Police to offer disposal for unused prescription drugs

The North Liberty Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency, will collect expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs on Sept. 26, 2105 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Liberty Police department for safe disposal. This service is free and anonymous. Tablets, capsules and all other solid doses will be collected. […]

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Peddler permits approved for ARM Security, Inc

The City of North Liberty requires transient sellers to obtain a peddler’s permit before transacting in North Liberty. Recently, the city approved permits for several door-to-door merchants of ARM Security, Inc. Each sales person is required to carry a copy of their city-issued permit, signed by the city’s clerk and mayor. As always, requests for […]

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Summer means more visitors to the Community Center

It’s officially summer, and the North Liberty Community Center sees increased use and visits as people from across the corridor visit to use our pools, come to activities and camps, and watch Prime Time and Game Time basketball leagues. The North Liberty Police Department encourages patrons to consider leaving phones, personal electronics, wallets and other valuables at home. If you […]

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Consumer advisory: Debt collections and debt collection scams

A debt collector is someone who regularly collects or attempts to collect consumer debts owed to others.  If you’re in debt, federal and state laws provide you with some protections in how creditors or debt collection companies can collect on what you owe.  In some cases, though, the collection attempt may be nothing more than […]

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Tax Time Scams & Tips

Tax-related scams occur all the time, but consumers are at a higher risk during tax season, says Tom Miller, Iowa’s attorney general. Don’t Respond to “Urgent” Calls Supposedly from IRS This scam has recently generated large volumes of complaints throughout Iowa and the nation.  In this scam, an IRS impersonator calls and demands immediate payment […]

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First you win, then you lose

Prize, sweepstakes and international lottery scams This must be your lucky day!  Even though you didn’t enter any drawing, you’ve been notified that you won something big—perhaps cash or a prize.  All you have to do is pay some sort of processing or handling fee, advance taxes or entry fee, and it’s all yours. It’ll […]

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Hold the Line on Annoying Robocalls

How to respond to unwanted or illegal prerecorded robocalls If you signed up for the “do not call list,” then why hasn’t it stopped those annoying pre-recorded calls?  It’s a question that many Iowans ask as they complain about robocalls. Robocalls are recorded voices that often utilize autodialers to make large batches of calls simultaneously.  […]

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