Phone scammers claim to be associated with APD

Updated: 11/16/2013 10:27 PM | Created: 11/16/2013 8:16 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon,

Albuquerque Police are urging people to be on the watch for a new phone scam.

They say two people are claiming to be either “Lieutenant Anthony Johnson” or “Sergeant Brian Titsworth.”

These names are not associated the Albuquerque Police Department.

The callers tell victims that they have outstanding warrants and threaten to come to their homes if it is not taken care of.

The scammers also ask for money on prepaid cards from Wal-Mart.

If you are a victim of the scam call 242-COPS. 

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