Scammers Dialing Up Trouble in Shinnston

Scammers Dialing Up Trouble in Shinnston

There are 3 comments on the WBOY-TV story from Feb 23, 2011, titled Scammers Dialing Up Trouble in Shinnston. In it, WBOY-TV reports that:

The Shinnston Police Department is warning residents about a phone scam there. The scam is a recording requesting personal information regarding the payment of unpaid citations from the Shinston Police Department, according to release from the department.

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Go Ask Alice

Buckhannon, WV

#1 Feb 24, 2011
Since they've got one cop passing out bogus $100.00 bills, I think this is a new ploy for a few other cops to line their pockets too.
Beavis

Clarksburg, WV

#2 Feb 24, 2011
Strangely enough, I heard that the phone message also indicates that unpaid citations may be satified by purchasing Dunkin Donut Gift Cards for the amount owed.
Citizens against bad Cops

Clarksburg, WV

#3 Dec 14, 2011
Shinnston sent me a letter asking for funds so the Shinnston PD could buy a hummer for Lt Barnhart to drive. I guess the black pick up, has busted springs...

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