SJPD warns of phone scam

The St. Joseph Police Department is warning people about a new phone scam.

Posted: Aug 6, 2018 12:41 PM
Updated: Aug 6, 2018 12:54 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.)- The St. Joseph Police Department is warning people about a new phone scam.

According to SJPD officials, they have received numerous calls reporting what appears to be a phone scam that threatens individuals  that they will be arrested due to unpaid taxes. 

Officials said unless you have given money or personal information to the scammer, there is no need to contact the Communication Center. 

You can also report the unwanted phone calls to the Federal Trade Commission by visiting:

https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/#crnt&panel1-1

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