Scammers Using ‘911’ Caller ID, Officials Say

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Green County Sheriff’s Office deputies are warning residents about a phone scam.

Deputies say several residents have reported having received calls from a caller that appears as “911” on caller identification screens.

The caller claims to be from the Fair Grove, Missouri Police Department and advises the resident that he or she has an active arrest warrant out.

Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott and Fair Grove Police Chief Adam Mallory advise the phone calls are the work of scammers.

Officials advise anyone who receives such a call to ignore demands for personal information and hang up.


Source:  Ozarks First