Troy PD Warns of Phone Scam Using Local Officers' Names
TROY - The Troy Police Department announced today: "We have received reports that fraudsters are spoofing our phone number and using the names of our officers in order to try and scam people by phone. Spoofing means your caller ID will look like the call came from the Police Department. The origin of the calls appear to be outside the United States. We will NEVER offer to put your money in safekeeping or ask for payment through Bitcoin, gift cards, Paypal, Venmo, Zelle or any other payment app."