A new phone scam is going around involving calls from your own number

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - The Callahan County Sheriff's Office has been receiving numerous inquiries about a phone scam going around, involving people receiving calls from their own phone number.

The Callahan County Sheriff's Office posted the following on their Facebook page:

We have received several reports of people receiving calls on their cellphones from their own number. Upon answering the call someone tells you that your number has been compromised and asks for your social security number to verify your account. DO NOT give anyone your social security number or other personal information, THIS IS A SCAM!! We want to get this information out to as many as we can do please share with your friends and family so they will not fall victim to this newest scam that occurs daily.

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