Hempstead County
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03/20/2017

Fraud /Media Scam

Fraud /Media Scam

 

 

 

At approximately 1530 hours on March 17, 2017 Deputy Sorensen was dispatched to 5373 Highway 371 in reference to a possible scam.

 

Upon arrival he made contact with the female caller. Who stated that she had received a phone call earlier from Nation Wide Courier? She stated that they told her they were going to drop off a certified letter at her house this afternoon and she was worried it may be a scam. She stated that the man on the phone "sounded nervous" and that he wouldn't tell her what it was in reference to. She stated that he told her to call 877-543-8688 and give them a case number of 175-7710 to find out what it was in reference to. Deputy Sorensen tried to call the number given attempted several times but was unable to make contact with anyone.