Maine AG Warns Consumers of a Phone Scam

Updated 2 years ago

Maine Attorney General William Schneider said there’s a new telephone scam consumers should watch out for.Schneider says the calls are threatening, telling the consumer to dial another number to resolve a legal matter or face a lawsuit.His advice? Hang up. Schneider says to make note of the incoming phone number, but don’t engage the caller.He said that while it’s tempting to try to figure out who’s calling, he says it’s not worth the risk of becoming a target of fraud.


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