June 27, 2022
Fishers, (Indiana) – Over the past several weeks the Fishers Police Department has responded to several different types of telephone scams. One of the most recent scams involved a suspect accusing the victim of having an outstanding arrest warrant and demanding they send gift cards to clear their name.
Many of these telephone scammers instruct the victim to stay on the phone, not tell anyone of the conversation, and travel to a store and purchase gift cards or green dot cards for a certain amount. Unfortunately, there have been a few Fishers residents that have been taken advantage of and have lost thousands of dollars. Here are a few safety tips you should follow if you are contacted by a possible telephone scammer: