Spirit Lake Police Issue Warning Of New Scam

Fri 7-31-2020

(Spirit Lake)-- Authorities are alerting the public to a new scam making the rounds.

The Spirit Lake Police Department said today (Fri.) they've been getting reports of someone calling local residents claiming to be a member of the department. They say the callers are attempting to obtain financial information by threatening arrest or other legal troubles.

Police say if you get a call like that and feel it's suspicious, you should contact your local law enforcement agency to verify its legitmacy. In the meantime they say you should never divulge any personal or financial information to anyone you aren't familiar with.