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Clarksville Police warns Citizens of Delivery Break-In Scam

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department wants citizens to beware that there may be a new scam being used to check and see whether you are home.

Apparently, this is a scam which has been used in other parts of the country. CPD is sharing this information to make you aware.

You would receive a call from FEDEX saying they had a package for you at one of their distribution centers that got water damaged and they needed to verify your address.

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Fortunately, the person who received the call told them to contact whoever shipped it. That was the end of the conversation but a couple of days later, she received the same call.

When the person started doing some research, she learned it is a scam used in different parts of the country to see if someone is at the house to allow for a possible break in.

Also, the number is spoofing an actual FEDEX number. You do not need to report this to the police if you get such a call. It is to make the public aware it is happening.


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