Crime, Police/Fire

Police warn of suspicious calls and text messages

Scam AlertThe Baltimore County Police Department has received several reports of suspicious calls and text messages this week.

Some people have received text messages stating that the sender has been hired to kill the recipient and to respond to the email that the text is from.

Others have reported receiving calls from someone who is claims to be with the Maryland State Police and states that they failed to appear in court or have a warrant for their arrest.

At this time, police have no information about anyone who had actually provided personal information or money in response to one of the messages or phone calls.

Anyone receiving a suspicious call should not provide the caller with any personal information or send them money.

People receiving suspicious emails or texts should not respond to them.

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