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Millington Police Dept. Warns of Suspect Acting as Law Enforcement, Scamming Residents for Money

Departamento de Policía de Millington advierte de estafa a los residentes por dinero por agente falso

MILLINGTON, TN (WMC) — The Millington Police Department took to Facebook Tuesday advising residents of a scam.

The department says residents have received calls from someone identifying themself as Detective Micheal Warren with MPD spoofing the department’s numbers.

MPD says the caller then notifies the resident that they have been issued a warrant for their arrest and instructs them to purchase a gift card from Walmart to make a payment saving them from arrest.

Millington police warned, “THIS IS A SCAM!” saying they would never call residents in request for any type of payment.



MILLINGTON, TN (LPL/WMC) — El Departamento de Policía de Millington usó Facebook el martes para advertir a los residentes sobre una estafa.

El departamento dice que los residentes han recibido llamadas de alguien que se identifica como el detective Micheal Warren con el MPD falsificando los números del departamento.

MPD dice que la persona que llama luego notifica al residente que se les ha emitido una orden de arresto y les indica que compren una tarjeta de regalo de Walmart para hacer un pago que los salve del arresto.

La policía de Millington advirtió: “¡ESTO ES UNA ESTAFA!” diciendo que nunca llamarían a los residentes para solicitar ningún tipo de pago.

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