Be Wary of Possible Scams


Fort Pierce Police are reminding citizens to be wary of possible scams.

Some basic rules you could follow to avoid becoming a victim.  DO NOT give out any personal information or details about you or your family. DO NOT send money to anyone.

A recent new scam involved a couple setting up at a local Walmart store asking parents/grandparents if they wanted to sign their children up for the Amber Alert program. They collected the names, phone numbers and addresses of the parents/grandparents and how many kids/grandkids they had.

The scammer reportedly followed up with a phone call wanting to come by and fingerprint and swab the kids/grandkids.

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