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Police: Scammers posing as SPD to try to steal your money

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Department issued a warning Saturday that someone is posing as SPD to trick potential victims into giving up their money. 

SPD said the number looks like a local number. The caller told victims they didn't pay a bond and now have to pay an officer money so they don't go to jail. 

The department issued a release that reminded people law enforcement will never call people with warrants requesting payment to take care of legal issues. 

If you have gotten a call like this or think you've been scammed, call Crime Check at 509-456-2233. 

 


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