STANWOOD- Two Scams Reported
The Stanwood Police Department has issued two scam alerts this week.
The first was for the warrant scam. Numerous citizen complaints talked about a caller claiming to be a Stanwood police officer or from the U.S. Marshal’s Office. The caller says that the victim did not respond to a jury summons and will be arrested soon if they do not pay fines immediately. A few of the citizen reports said that the callers used the name “Williams” and that they could hear a police radio in the background. If you receive a phone call like this, hang up and report it to police at the non-emergency number, (425) 407-3999.
The second alert was for another imposter scam. Citizens reported receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be “Jason Fargo” from the PUD. Jason demands immediate payment over the phone or else the power will be shut off. Again, if you receive a phone call from Jason, or anyone else claiming to be from a utility or law enforcement and demands immediate payment hang up and report it to police at the non-emergency number, (425) 407-3999.
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