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Belton police warning residents of phone scam

Belton police warning residents of phone scam
Posted at 8:14 AM, Apr 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-26 09:29:42-04

The Belton Police Department is warning area residents of a possible phone scam going on.

Monday the department posted a warning on their Facebook page saying they have received reports of the calls.

In the post, police say a caller notifies the person who answers about an outstanding warrant and tells them they will suffer if they do not call a 607 area code number.

"Phone scams are common practice of criminals," the post said. "If you have been a victim of a phone scam contact the law agency with jurisdiction on your area."

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