MSP warns of phone scam

Popular News

Wizards select Oregon swingman Troy Brown with 15th pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — After winging it with their perimeter depth late in a trying season, the...

Soto's 2-run double carries Nationals past Orioles 4-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — A teenager among men, Juan Soto has impressed his teammates on the Washington...

Low-income seniors can get free fresh food via state program

LEWES, Del. (AP) — Officials say low-income residents in a Delaware county who are 60 years and...

MSP warns of phone scam

User Rating: 0 / 5

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

Phone Scammers are getting smarter and now Maryland State Police are warning people of a new way they might be trying to trick you.

State police say a phone scammers have cloned their number so when they call it comes up as Maryland State Government. 

State police say anyone who a call like this\should call to hang up and then contact their local state police barrack. 

Spokesperson, Ron Snyder, says there's only been one victim so far. 

"What happened was we got a call from a woman in Baltimore County who saw a phone call come up on her caller id as a Maryland State government number. That extension that came up on her id was an extension for the Maryland State Police."

Snyder says this is the first report MSP has received of this type of scam. 

But this isn't the first time con artists have tried to use the state police name to scam people. 

Back in 2016, another scammer was calling people saying he was a state trooper and demanding money.

Source: http://www.wmdt.com/news/msp-warns-of-phone-scam/649988111

 


http://www.zoofirma.ru/