In a 25-second video uploaded by a man on Facebook, he shares how scammers who pretend to be Police are still active.
Used a photo of a random Police officer
An annoying problem
Scammers pretending to be police officers is a growing trend in the digital age. They often call victims and claim to be a police officer, telling their victims that they are under investigation or that they are owed money. The scammers then ask their victims to provide bank details or other personal information in order to receive the money or to clear their name.
These scammers often use sophisticated techniques to make their calls appear to be from an official police number, and can even use technology to make their calls look like they are coming from a local police station. They may also ask victims to provide personal information such as their name, address, date of birth, or even their social security number.
Scammers will often pressure victims into providing their information by telling them that they are being investigated, or that they are owed money that they are not receiving. However, it is important to remember that real police officers will never ask for bank details or personal information over the phone. If you are ever contacted by someone who claims to be a police officer, you should be wary and hang up the phone.
It is also important to remember that real police officers will never ask for money. If someone contacts you and asks for money, then it is a scam and you should not provide any information or money. The best thing to do is to report the scam to the police and the Federal Trade Commission.
Scams like these are a serious problem, and it is important to be aware of them so that you can protect yourself from becoming a victim. Remember to never provide any personal or banking information to someone over the phone, no matter who they claim to be. If you are suspicious, hang up the phone and report the scam to the police.