JPD receives tips of phone scam

JPD receives tips of phone scam
(Source: WAVE 3 News)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro Police Department warned citizens Tuesday of “A SCAM” going around.

In a Facebook post, police said they’ve received tips from citizens from someone claiming to be Rodney Smith with JPD Warrants Division.

We have received several tips from citizens today who have received a phone call from someone who claims to be Rodney...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Despite having an officer by that name, they say he does not work in the Warrants Division of JPD, and the department will never call asking for money.

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