Hot Springs Police Warn Of Phone Scam

Hot Springs Police Warn Of Phone Scam

Con artists scam a woman over the phone, getting away with $1,600 dollars.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Hot Springs police warning people about a phone scam that cost one woman thousands of dollars.

A 77-year-old woman called police saying she received a call from someone claiming to be an employee of AT&T.

Police say the caller told the woman she had a delinquent bill and they needed her debit card number to resolve it.

After receiving her debit card information, the suspect used her card on approximately 10 separate transactions.

The victim was scammed out of a total of $1,600.

She told police the transactions were made in Alabama and Tennessee between June 3 and June 9.

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