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Berlin Police Says Beware Of Phone Scams

Callers have been asking Berlin residents for money to bail someone out of jail.

(Photo Credit: Patch File Photo)
(Photo Credit: Patch File Photo)

Over the past few days someone has been scamming the community. The scam happens over the phone. If you or your friends or relatives receive a phone call and the caller says that a relative is in jail, needs money for bail, and asks you to wire the money, it's most likely a scam. This has happened recently in Berlin. 

If you receive one of these calls please do not send any money. Call the Berlin Police Department at (860) 828-7080 and make a formal complaint. 

If you send money the chances of BPD recovering your money is slim to none, with the emphasis closer to none.

Ruth Simmons August 09, 2013 at 10:38 AM
This is one old scam. I learned about this one time I went to http://www.callercenter.com to report a harassing telemarketer. Someone, a senior, reported a call she got purportedly from "nephew" asking for money to be wired to a location somewhere in Mexico. But the senior knew better. She asked the caller a lot of questions until the caller hung up.
kirsten dunst September 11, 2013 at 04:24 AM
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