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Man uses Clone Clarksville Police Department Number to Try and Scam a Woman

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department wants to make the public aware of a scam which a man used the main number of the Clarksville Police Department, 931.648.0656, and told a 43 year old woman that she had a warrant and if she did not pay $5,000, she would be arrested at her place of employment.

He claimed to be a Sgt and had a heavy accent. She did not pay the man the money but contacted the Clarksville Police Department.

Be Aware, the capability to clone numbers exists, so a person could use a business or Police Department number to create the appearance of being contacted by a legitimate organization.

If in doubt, don’t give information out and contact the business or organization directly to verify authenticity.


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