MCPD WARNING PEOPLE OF A PHONE SCAM

The Morgan City Police Department has received complaints of a possible phone scam in our area. Victims stated that they are receiving calls from individuals stating that arrest warrants have been issued for them and to avoid arrest they would have to pay a monetary fee. The Morgan City Police Department wants to caution everyone when receiving calls of this nature.Be very diligent in verifying information before sending money to anyone. Call the agency they are claiming to be a representative of and verify yourself the information they are providing to you. Phone scammers use many different techniques when attempting to obtain money. Request such as Gift Cards, I-Tune Cards, or other means of payment should be an immediate red flag. If you feel that you have fallen victim to a phone scammer please contact the Morgan City Police Department @ (985)380-4605.

Stay Safe!!!!