BRIGANTINE, N.J., (CBS) – Police are advising residents about a phone scam that has hit Brigantine, Atlantic County.

Brigantine Police say they have received several complaints regarding federal agencies, specifically the DEA, calling local residents and advising them of possible criminal charges if they do not pay certain fines or fees for certain prescription orders and prescription mail orders.

Police advise these agencies are asking for individuals’ personal information as well.

Brigantine Police say it is a phone scam and urge residents to call the police if they receive these types of phone calls at 609-266-7414.

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