Staff Report —
Chincoteague Police Department report a scam was attempted today on a resident of Accomack County using the department's name, phone number, 757-336-3155, and Chief R. K. Fisher’s name.
The scam advised of an outstanding Maryland warrant for the resident and requested him or her to obtain gift cards...
I, among many others, especially our senior citizens, am constantly receiving unsolicited telephone calls, sometimes on an hourly basis. This practice is annoying, if not harassing.
For example, my sister recently received a call showing our deceased mother’s name as the caller and displaying her personal phone number.
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