SCAM ALERT: Caller poses as Zebulon police detective, asks for money
ZEBULON, N.C. (WNCN) — Phone scams are nothing new, but scammers are constantly finding new ways to trick you. The Zebulon Police Department wants to warn the public about a phone scam using new technology to impersonate detectives.
“They had missed a phone call and what brought their attention to it is that the caller ID said the Zebulon Police Department,” said Zebulon Police Chief Tim Hayworth.
Hayworth said on Sunday they received a report that a phone scammer is posing as a Zebulon police detective through caller ID.
“The suspect said they were with the Zebulon Police Department, identified themselves as a detective and said that they were looking at the person for some break-ins,” said Hayworth. “They were suspected of doing some crimes and that they needed to come into the police department to talk to the detective.”
The scammer then went on to say they could work it out if...[READ MORE] Source: WNCN Durham County News