FBI Warning of New Phone Scam

The FBI is warning the public of a new phone scam going around.

According to a press release, the scam involves spoofs, or fraudulent displays, of the FBI’s real telephone number on the victim’s caller ID.

People are being warned they should take the to to verify that they were contacted by a legitimate agency, organization, or business.

Victims of a phone or online scam are encouraged to file an online complaint with the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, after immediately contacting their back to recall any transactions you might have made.