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Police warn about threatening phone scams
Police: Do not send money to the callers
Posted: 1:46 PM, Mar 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-30 20:46:29Z
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<p>None of these calls are real. All were faked using caller ID spoofing.</p>
Ridgecrest Police are asking the community to be aware of threatening phone scams going around.
The scams allegedly threaten to arrest you or claim to be the IRS.
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Police want people to know not to send money to the callers and that police and the IRS would not threaten to arrest someone if they do not send money.
If you receive a suspicious call, you're asked to contact local law enforcement.
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