PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police is warning people about a scam involving 911.
KSP says it’s received numerous complaints of scam callers in the area with an area code showing 911.
Police say if you receive a caller ID showing the area code of 911, it should be considered a scam call. Also, if you attempt to call the number back using the 911 area code, you will be connected with the nearest 911 center, for emergency services.
KSP says it wants to remind people to never give any personal information over the phone to anyone, and always be sure it is a company you trust and know.