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THE ILLINOIS STATE POLICE IS WARNING ABOUT A PHONE SCAM THAT’S BEEN CIRCULATING THE STATE.

 

REPORTS HAVE BEEN COMING IN FROM ALL OVER ILLINOIS ABOUT A CALLER CLAIMING TO BE THE STATE POLICE AND ASKING FOR MONEY SAYS SERGEANT MIKE LINK.

 

 

LINK SAYS THE STATE POLICE DOES NOT SOLICIT PEOPLE FOR MONEY OR CALL FOR PAYMENT OVER AN ARREST WARRANT. HE URGES ANYONE WHO MAY BE THE VICTIM OF A PHONE SCAM TO REPORT IT TO THE ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE.

 

IN THE SCAM, THE CALLER ASKS FOR A DONATION…OR SAYS YOU NEED TO PAY UP BECAUSE THERE IS A WARRANT OUT FOR YOUR ARREST. BOTH ARE BOGUS SAYS STATE POLICE SERGEANT MIKE LINK.

 

 

LINK RECOMMENDS REPORTING SUCH CALLS TO THE ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE.

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