Scammers posing as law enforcement agencies targeting Midlanders
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.
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