Schenectady Police warn of phone scammer impersonating department employee
Schenectady Police are warning people to look out for a new phone scam.
Police say the scam involves a person over the phone saying they work for the police department.
The scammer uses an active officer’s name.
Then, they tell people they are involved in a legal matter, and provide a phone number to call back.
The provided numbers are not from the Schenectady Police Department.
Police are investigating these calls.
In the meantime, if you receive a call like this, you’re asked to report it by calling (518) 630-0911.