scam alert red2 300PRINCETON, Ky. (5/19/17) — Princeton Police Deparment reported the public should be aware of another scam making the rounds in the area.

Local residents have been receiving phone calls from unknown persons stating that they are requesting money for family members, according to PPD. The caller will say that a family member has been arrested and will use an actual name.

The caller then requests money be transferred for the family member to be released from incarceration.

Police urge residents to avoid responding to the scam phone calls.

SurfKY News
Information provided by PPD

sitelogosm© Copyright 2008 - 2017 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.

Click here to subscribe to receive daily updates by email.

Most Read This Week...

May 24, 2017 44453

MPD Seeking Person of Interest Surrounding Wednesday Night's Shooting

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 24, 2017 21627

Madisonville 13-year-old Found Safe

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 20, 2017 19335

Utica Woman Identified as Victim in Fatal Muhlenberg Crash

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 24, 2017 9860

Woman Involved in Collision Charged with DUI

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 25, 2017 9373

Fugitive Arrested in Henderson

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 24, 2017 8720

Madisonville 17-year-old Found Safe

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 23, 2017 8135

UPDATE: Man's Alleged Threat Causes Stir at Muhlenberg Hospital

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
May 21, 2017 6683

Greenville Woman Charged with Meth Trafficking

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 22, 2017 6217

Sacramento Woman Charged with Drug Possession in Hopkins

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
May 22, 2017 5959

City Man Faces List of Charges Following Domestic Dispute

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 23, 2017 4805

Regional Drug Probe Results in Two Arrests

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 25, 2017 44453

MPD Seeking Person of Interest Surrounding Wednesday Night's Shooting

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 24, 2017 21627

Madisonville 13-year-old Found Safe

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Weather brought to you by

61°
16°
°F | °C
Sunny
Humidity: 79%
Fri
Partly Cloudy
57 | 81
13 | 27
Sat
Thunderstorms
71 | 87
21 | 30
Sun
Thunderstorms
69 | 80
20 | 26
Mon
Scattered Thunderstorms
65 | 82
18 | 27

Stories Trending Today

A Shot
May 25, 2017 44453

MPD Seeking Person of Interest Surrounding Wednesday Night's Shooting

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
A missing COMBS 5 24
May 24, 2017 21627

Madisonville 13-year-old Found Safe

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
fatal collision 1 300
May 20, 2017 19335

Utica Woman Identified as Victim in Fatal Muhlenberg Crash

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MPD Robertson 5 24
May 24, 2017 9860

Woman Involved in Collision Charged with DUI

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Hend 5 25
May 25, 2017 9373

Fugitive Arrested in Henderson

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Market Report

Market Report brought to you by