QPD warns you against phone scam

Courtesy: MGN Online

QUINCY, ILL. - The Quincy Police Department is warning those in the community about a possible phone scam.

According to police reports, "People will receive a phone call saying a family member has been injured in an accident while out of town or even the country."

Those making the call will then ask for you to send money to help your relative. The police report continues, "Someone will get on the phone posing as the family member and confirming the story."

QPD urges you to personally contact the family member or next of kin to confirm any emergency.

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