Corsicana Police Department has issued a "scam alert" after
instances of the Police Department`s phone number being "spoofed"
and a caller claiming citizens could be arrested if they don`t
immediately pay money the caller says is due to the city.
press release from Police Chief Robert Johnson:
Corsicana Police Department has received two complaints from citizens
who stated that they had received phone calls from the Corsicana
Police Department phone number (903.654.4902).
caller identified themselves as being with the Police Department and
that they owed money to the City and that they would be arrested if
they did not pay. The caller further advised that they would have to
make the payment over the phone with a credit card and not in person.
know that the caller (suspect) is SPOOFING the Corsicana Police
Department`s phone number. The CPD will NEVER call over the telephone
and ask for any payment or credit card numbers. If you get a call
like this please know that it is a SCAM and illegal. Please contact
the Corsicana Police Department if you have received a call like