Phone Scam

4:40 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

WKRECC Warns Members of Payment Phone Scam


West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation is warning its members of a payment scam that surfaced today.

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1:19 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

KSP Warn of "One-Ring" Phone Scam

Credit Paul Martin Lester

Kentucky State Police say they’re hoping to prevent residents from losing money in a telephone scam that’s shown up in other parts of the country.  Sgt. Michael Webb said criminals overseas are auto-dialing thousands of cell phones inside the U.S. and hanging up after just one ring. 

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3:47 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Murray Police Warn Residents of Phone Scam

  The Murray Police Department says identity thieves are attempting to gain personal information from Murray residents via a robocall scam.

Citizens are receiving calls from unusual numbers, then a computerized voice informs potential victims that their credit or debit card has expired.  The voice then asks them to enter their credit card number.

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2:41 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Paducah Law Enforcement Warns of New York-Based Phone Scam

Paducah Police Department officials are alerting residents of a phone scam warning of federal charges for overseas medical purchases.

A Paducah woman received a phone call with a Manhattan area code this week claiming the U.S Drug Enforcement Agency may charge her for trafficking because of illegal drug purchases from foreign countries.