Newton Police Department issues scam warning
Lt. Wes Breckenridge of the Newton Police Department issued the following press release Friday afternoon regarding a scam impacting local residents:
The Newton Police Department would like to make the public aware of a recent cell phone scam. The scam involves citizens receiving a text message that their debit card is no longer active and that they are to call a specific phone number to reactivate it.
The individual then requests personal information from the person’s debit card. This is where the caller is attempting to get the persons debit card information for possible future illegal use.
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