October 24, 2019 – Hartford, WI – The Hartford Police Department has taken calls regarding citizen’s being contacted by an individual telling them their social security number is being used to open a bank account fraudulently.
The caller is asking them to cancel their social security number and provide to them their bank account information as well as their social security number.
The caller is identifying themselves first as the Social Security Administration then bring on another caller identifying themselves as the Chief of the Hartford Police Department.
They are even calling the victim back and spoofing the police department’s phone number so it comes up as 262-673-2600.
When the victim refused to cooperate with the caller they are threatened with a warrant for their arrest.
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