Scammers posing as law enforcement agencies targeting Midlanders

Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 5:12 PM CDT
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MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - Midland police are alerting the public to a phone scam.

According to the Midland Police Department, scammers posing as representatives of city, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies are calling Midlanders.

The scammers claim there is a warrant out for the person’s arrest and demand a transfer of funds.

Police say the scammers are able to spoof local phone numbers, as one scammer even used a Midland County Sheriff’s Office number.

Anyone who receives a scam call can report it to the FBI by calling 915-832-5000.

🚨SCAM ALERT🚨 There have been reports of citizens receiving calls from scammers reporting themselves to be...

Posted by Midland Police Department on Thursday, October 14, 2021

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