State Police Warn Of New Phone Scam Demanding Money

View Comments
cell phone theft

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland State Police are warning residents of a new phone scam.

The suspect is calling people from a phone that spoofs the Waterloo Barracks number and demands money from citizens to avoid arrest.

That number is 410-799-2101. According to police, the caller will say that money is owed for outstanding court or traffic fines and that money must immediately be paid to avoid arrest.

If you receive a call from that number and someone warns you that you need to pay money or be arrested, police say you should hang up. They ask that you call 410-799-2101—which is the barrack’s phone number—and report the call.

Police say so far, it doesn’t look like anyone has paid the caller.

The incident is under investigation.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus