BRPD warns residents of scammers impersonating police officers

Latest phone scam involves impostors pretending to be BRPD officers

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is warning people of a scam happening in Louisiana in which scammers are impersonating BRPD officials.

BRPD says victims are getting suspicious phone calls from individual(s) claiming to be members of the department. The scammer(s) are reportedly using BRPD phone numbers and the names of BRPD officers in an attempt to get victims to send money to stop the department from issuing a warrant.

BRPD is currently investigating the scam.

Anyone with information about the scam is asked to call BRPD at 225-389-2000 or call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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