Callers impersonating BRPD officers targeting residents in phone scam
BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating after getting multiple calls about a phone scam.
The department said the scam is targeting residents in another city within Louisiana. Authorities say the victims are receiving suspicious calls from people claiming to be members of the Baton Rouge Police Department.
The callers are using BRPD phone numbers and officers' names in an attempt to have victims send them money to stop the issuing of an arrest warrant.
Anyone with information on the scam can call the police department at 389-2000.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Day of Hope: ACLU warns of potential civil rights violations during EBR...
Thieves steal thousands of dollars worth of tools off church property for...
DEMCO helps Florida get the lights back on after hurricane
K9 recovering after suspect shot at deputies in Tangipahoa Parish
High-ranking Ascension Parish deputy ticketed for DWI, suspended
Fans' Choice Player of the Week 4: Central's Glen Cage
Plaquemine's Jayden Rogers leading the Green Devils through music
Southeastern knocks off #4 Incarnate Word on Eli Sawyer game winning touchdown...
McKinley High's homecoming football game canceled after bench-clearing brawl broke out between...
LSU Baseball team volunteers with Baton Rouge's Miracle League