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Roscoe police warn of automated phone scam
Online Staff Report
ROSCOE, Ill. — The Roscoe Police Department is warning residents of an automated telephone scam.
Residents of Roscoe have reported receiving telephone calls from an automated system indicating they are from local banks and their credit/debit card has been compromised. It then prompts them to enter their personal information. Banks DO NOT use auto-dialers.
Roscoe Police warn that this is a scam, and if you have been a victim of this scam and gave out your personal information, you must contact the Roscoe Police Department.
Posted April 2, 2014