WARNING: Phone scammers impersonating Abilene police officers

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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Abilene PD is warning the public that phone scammers are calling citizens pretending to be a police officer.

A social media post states impersonators are using a real officer’s name then asking people to pay fines using gift or credit cards to avoid punishment.

“APD is not calling citizens. You should immediately hang up,” the social media post states.

Anyone who has fallen victim to this scam can contact the Abilene Police Department at (325) 673-8331.

Urgent Advisory: Someone is once again calling our citizens claiming to represent APD. They use Officer's names, asking…

Posted by Abilene Police Department on Friday, August 30, 2019

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