Imposter scams come in many varieties and continue to make their way around the county including right here in Fridley. The basics: a scammer pretends to be someone you trust to convince you to send them money.
Some of the more popular types of imposter scams include:
IRS Imposter Scams
Tech Support Scams
Online Dating Scams
These quick minute videos from the Federal Trade Commission can help you learn how to spot an imposter.
What If You Are Contacted By A Scammer?
Don't give out personal or financial information.
Write down details (name and number of caller, caller ID display, time/date)