Police warn of phone scams going around Twin Falls
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The Twin Falls Police Department is warning residents of the city of phone scams impacting the area.
In a Facebook post, the department says the most popular scam is a Publisher’s Clearinghouse scam in which people are told they’ve won a large sum of money for which they must pay a fee to obtain.
Another scam the Twin Falls Police Department is reporting is one in which a caller will claim to be a close relative that has been arrested and needs money for court or bond.
They urge any elderly victims of fraud to call the National Elderly Fraud Hotline at 1-833-372-8311.
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