The Southern Pines Police said a phone scam is currently going around Moore County. The police department said on their Facebook page Wednesday, “The caller states they are from the Southern Pines Police Department soliciting money.”
If you receive one of these calls, the department is advising to hang up immediately.
“The Southern Pines Police Department will never make calls soliciting money,” said the police department. “If you receive one of these calls, please hang up, do not give the caller any personal information.”
Because the scammers can change quickly change their number, the police said it’s nearly impossible to track them.
Citizens can contact the Southern Pines Police Department to verify the validity of such calls.