Crime, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Police Department warning residents of police impersonation phone scam

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam that is being reported in the area.

Authorities say they are receiving reports of residents being contacted by scammers claiming to be Baltimore County police officers.

The scammers then say they are collecting on a legal judgment. They provide a local phone number for an actual police precinct and threaten arrest.

The Baltimore County Police Department confirms that this is a scam and that residents should not provide the caller with any money or information.

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