Delaware State Police are warning residents to be on the lookout for scammers who make phone calls requesting or demanding money for car crashes, overdue bills, to obtain a federal grant or to receive gold.
A phone scam that was reported earlier this month in Bucks County has spread to Philadelphia.
If you receive a phone call of this nature, you are advised to hang up immediately and contact the Bucks County Sheriff’s Office at 215-348-6123 or call your local police department.
A new twist on an old phone scam finds the caller demanding ransom for a reportedly abducted child.
If you’ve received a phone call claiming the IRS is suing you, don’t call back. It’s a scam.
According to police, scam victims are receiving phone calls from someone pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service requiring immediate payment of back taxes.
Police say the unknown caller has a Middle Eastern accent and claims to be from the U.S. Treasury Department.
New Castle County police are warning residents about a recent phone scam in which the caller pretends to be a representative from the “Department of Treasury” or the IRS.
Apparently, some residents in the area where the search is being conducted have received phone calls from individuals looking to solicit money by claiming they represent the Pa. State Police.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us this one involves a recorded message saying there is a problem with your debit or credit card.
It started with a promised refund of $300 from a man posing as a software company employee.
New Castle County Police say they have received reports from residents stating they have received calls from a person claiming to be an officer from the New Castle County Sheriff’s Office.
The Sheriff’s office says they has received reports of residents receiving phone calls from people identifying themselves as members of the Bucks County Sheriff’s Office.
The scam works when people are baited into calling a phone number back after their phone rings once and then the caller hangs up.
Authorities are advising residents of a fraudulent police donation phone scam in Camden County, New Jersey.