#HeadsUp: Riverton Police Department also reporting increase in phone scams

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(Riverton, WY) – In addition to the recently reported FCSO phone scams, the Riverton Police Department (RPD) also issued a release concerning scam phone calls earlier this week.

The full release is below.

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We have recently been made aware of a phone scam going around our community!

The caller states that his name is Sargent Scott Combes of the Riverton City Police Department and that he has a federal warrant for your arrest (or something similar).

The caller ID even shows up as RPD: 307-856-4891. Please be aware that there is no Scott Combes at the Riverton Police Dept.

If you think you have been contacted by a scam, refuse to give any information, hang up, block the number, and file a complaint with the FTC (online or call 1-877-382-4357).

The FTC is the primary government agency that collects scam complaints.

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