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Scam artist posing as detective

3 years 4 weeks 7 hours ago Thursday, September 25 2014 Sep 25, 2014 September 25, 2014 6:12 AM September 25, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Hunter Robinson

CROWLEY - Crowley authorities are looking for a scam artist who they say is calling businesses claiming to be a police detective who needs the businesses' credit card information.

Police Chief K.P. Gibson say the caller, whose phone number is blocked, claims to be a detective with the police department's fraud unit.

Gibson said the attempt to fraudulently get financial information is a felony, and detectives are working to identify the person.

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