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Information on Scam Phone Calls

 

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Please see the Press Release regarding scam phone calls that have been received by residents of the DC Metro Area.  Currently, a subject is attempting to scam residents out of money under several false names. The first subject is using the name of "Sgt. Jackson" and he has been calling from a phone number of 301-310-1203. The second subject is using the name of of Sgt. James Wheeler and he has been calling from 240-979-6686 DO NOT CALL THESE NUMBERS. "Wheeler" has been asking victims to call him back at 1-855-286-6662, Do not call this number either.

The Wheeler subject has also been "spoofing" the Montgomery County Circuit Court Phone number (240-777-9400) Spoofing allows a caller to make an incoming call appear to be originating from a different phone number.

Remember, Law Enforcement will NEVER ask you for money, pre-paid cards or financial information over the phone. If you believe that you have received a scam call, and have further questions, contact Deputy Johnson at (240) 777-7041. If you have lost money to these scammers, please contact the Montgomery County Department of Police at 301-279-8000

 

 

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