Salt Lake City Police Department warns of phone scam

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 12, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City police officials are warning of a phone scam Thursday.

“We’ve had several recent cases where someone is ‘spoofing’ SLCPD’s dispatch number of 801-799-3000, attempting to defraud people by threatening police action if they don’t cooperate,” said a tweet from Salt Lake police.

“We will never call to solicit money from you. Please don’t give money to these people.”

For more information on holiday scams from the Better Business Bureau click here.

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