Amarillo police have issued a warning about a phone scam, citing internal security as a source of information

Amarillo police have issued a warning about a phone scam, citing internal security as a source of information

“The Amarillo Emergency Communications Center (AECC) is not calling citizens

The Amarillo Police Department issued an advisory warning citizens about a possible phone scam Friday.

Highlights

  • Security. AND we will NEVER ask for personal identifying information over the phone.

  • for Homeland Security. The Amarillo PD is not calling on behalf of Homeland

Never give your personal identifying information over the phone, without independently verifying the source, first, the alert adds.

If you have received any calls like this, IT IS A SCAM,” the alert states.

For more information about Amarillo police, visit https://www.amarillo.gov/departments/public-safety-and-organizational-services/police or go to the department’s official Facebook or Twitter pages on social media.