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Grant Police warn residents of phone scam

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Police said the caller asks for money in the form of pre-paid debit cards. (Graphic source: MGN Online) Police said the caller asks for money in the form of pre-paid debit cards. (Graphic source: MGN Online)
GRANT, AL (WAFF) -

Police in Grant are warning residents about a phone scam. Police said that someone is calling people, claiming to be a Grant police officer.

Authorities said the caller asks for money in the form of pre-paid debit cards. Officers said a scammer called a victim back a second time asking for more money and telling them they had a warrant they needed to take care.

Grant Police said they do not conduct business in that way. They advice that if you think you have a warrant of if someone calls to tell you there is a warrant for your arrest, to please call the city directly before handing over money.

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