TREDYFFRIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – Police are warning residents in Chester County about an ongoing phone scam.

The scammer is targeting the 619 area code.

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Police say the unknown caller has a Middle Eastern accent and claims to be from the U.S. Treasury Department before telling the victim he or she owes money.

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While no residents have lost any money in to the scam thus far, officials are asking that anyone who receives a similar call hang up immediately and call police.

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