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.
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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