CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, various emergency-related scams have tried to siphon off money or valuable information from unsuspected victims.

Last week, Coral Springs police reported in a social media post that a scam using their non-emergency number and their personnel’s name requesting money from South Florida residents.

Details of how the scam works weren’t provided.

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For the record, the department said, police will not contact residents requesting personal information or to inform them of a warrant for their arrest.

Police said if you receive a call that seems suspicious, report it to the nearest law enforcement agency and do not give out personal information.

If you have been a victim of a scam in Coral Springs, call the police non-emergency number at 954-344-1800.


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