A couple of knuckleheads are calling Marshalltown residents and pretending to be legislation enforcement officers from Texas and legislation enforcement officers from the Marshalltown PD. The scammers inform their potential victims that there’s a warrant for his or her arrest however for a charge they will pay a positive and have the warrant canceled. The scammers then request checking account or bank card data.
These criminals are additionally spoofing telephone numbers to make it appear to be these are native calls. One sufferer reported her caller ID confirmed a Marshalltown PD quantity.
This can be a frequent rip-off. Don’t give out checking account or bank card data to anybody over the telephone except you’re 1000% certain who you’re speaking to. Actual legislation enforcement officers won’t ever name you and ask you to ship them cash or ask you for private banking data over the telephone.