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State Police warn of new phone scam

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Oct 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-17 13:03:56-04

State Police are warning people about a phone scam targeting people here in Western New York.

Troopers say somebody is calling people identifying themselves as a member of the State Police, requesting personal information like social security numbers.

The number even shows up on caller ID as coming from a State Police station.

State Police say they never ask for this kind of personal information over the phone.

As with any suspicious phone call, the State Police recommend that you never share any personal information over the phone, unless you are 100% percent sure of the origin of the call.

 

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