Chesterfield police warn of new text messaging scam


CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield Police are warning residents about a new scam that is circulating.

The scam involves a text message that states your debit card has been locked and to call  612-500-0976.

Police say when you call, the recording sounds official but it is actually coming from a scammer. Police advise people who have done this to contact their bank immediately.

According comments on Chesterfield police’s Facebook page, many of the scammers are posing as workers from Wells Fargo.

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