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Posted on: February 22, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Police Warn Community of New Telephone Scam


The Frederick Police Department would like to warn the community of a new telephone scam.

Victims have reported that a group of males with thick accents have contacted them advising a family member was involved in an accident.  The suspect are threatening and intimidating when they demanded money.  

Please contact the police if you receive a phone call related to the telephone scam.  Do not give out your personal information or provide the caller with family member's information.  


Frederick Police Department non-emergency: 301-600-2101

Report Crime Anonymously: Call or Text to 301-600-TIPS (8477) or fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org

Author of Press Release: SGT R Carrado #386

POC: Michelle Bowman 301-600-2091


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