Brownwood Police Department warns of Social Security scam

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BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The Brownwood Police Department (BPD) issued a warning on a phone scam via its Facebook page Thursday afternoon.

Scammers will call and claim they are from the Social Security Office, and state that someone has used the victim’s information in reference to money laundering or locating a vehicle in the person’s name found with a large amount of narcotics, according to BPD. 

Brownwood police ask that anyone receiving calls of this nature to not divulge any personal information. 

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