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Chautauqua County warning about Medicare phone scam

Phone scam
Posted at 3:01 PM, Jan 07, 2022

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) — Officials in Chautauqua County are warning about a phone scam in which a caller identifies themselves as a Medicare employee and are seeking to upgrade your Medicare card.

Authorities say you should not entertain any calls of this nature as its a type of phone solicitation and potential fraud/scam.

If you get one of these calls, officials say you should hang up immediately.

Police say if you fall victim to one of these scams, you should contact local authorities immediately.