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.
Over the last week, Brick Township police officers have responded to several locations, where people have been the victim of telephone financial scams.
The scam primarily uses terror, in an attempt to try and shake down innocent people.
Police are advising residents about a phone scam that has hit Brigantine, Atlantic County.
Police say the scam involves a caller who pretends to be a PSE&G employee and threatens to shut off the victim’s gas and electric if payment isn’t made.
Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato says that over the past week, there have been several reports of fraudulent phone calls made to local residents and businesses from a bogus electric utility company.