KSP warns of phone scam in Harlan County

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Kentucky State Police Post 10 in Harlan is making citizens aware of a current scam going on in the area.

Harlan County citizens have been receiving phone calls from people that say they are with the U.S. Government Grants Department. The individuals calling want citizens to send money to them in order to receive the grant. They are ask for checking account numbers and credit card information.

If anyone contacts you by phone, mail or email that you don’t know – simply ignore them.

These scammers usual prey on the elderly and extort money from them, according to state police.

You can contact Post 10 Harlan for any questions or complaints about scammers.

For questions or complaints about scammers, contact Post 10 Harlan at 573-3131.


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