Phone scams hit residents in North Greenbush


NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. (NEWS10) — North Greenbush Police are dealing with an uptick in phone scams.

Recently a victim got a call from someone claiming to be from social security and then called a second time from a number which appeared to be the same as the police department’s.  

According to Police Chief David Keevern scammers are becoming clever. They tend to know more about the victim, and prefer gift cards since they’re untraceable.   

It is believed that there are other victims of this scam and the North Greenbush Police would like them to report it immediately.

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