Pascagoula police warn against phone scams

Pascagoula police warn against phone scams

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - Pascagoula police are warning residents against a phone scam where the caller(s) state that they are asking for donations for the Pascagoula Police Department and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office fallen officer fund.

The department advises anyone not to donate or give out any banking information.

“Please know that we will NEVER call & ask for donations," the Pascagoula Police Department tweeted.

The department urges anyone who receives this call to the local law enforcement agency.

“If you receive a call, ask them for their agency name, their name, rank and supervisor name. You can be assured they will not want to talk long.,” Captain Doug Adams with the Pascagoula Police Department said.

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