WARNING!!!!!!! Phone Scams
Youngsville Police Department was notified of PHONE SCAMS in the Youngsville area. Caller will identify themselves as a Police Officer and that you have a warrant for your arrest. The caller will give you instructions on getting a pre-paid Visa or a Pay Pal card.
If you receive a call from someone identifying themselves as a Police officer and they want credit card info or any pre-paid card info for payment contact your local Police Department/ Sheriff Office IMMEDIATELY !!!!
“HINT͟”Ask the caller their Name, Rank, what division they are assigned, department number and department address. Key to prevent a phone scam is ask the caller several questions and get a call back number then contact your local Law enforcement to verify before doing any transactions.
ALWAYS remember what we covered in our FRAUD CLASS, NEVER give out any personal information over the phone. Be Safe, Youngsville Police Department.