Bernalillo Co. DA’s office warns of phone scam demanding money, personal info

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office is warning of a phone scam demanding money and personal information.

The district attorney’s office has received multiple reports, from members of the public, of phone calls from people posing as investigators with the office.

Reports indicate scammers have posed as a ‘Todd Rupp’ and a ‘Jeff Rupp’, who call people and falsely say they are investigators with the district attorney’s office. It is reported they call and claim you have missed grand jury hearings and are subject to fines and criminal charges.

The office is encouraging you to stay observant and not provide personal information during the calls. If you receive this type of call, you are encouraged to report it to the district attorney’s office by calling 505-222-1099 or by visiting their website.