New phone scam warns Social Security number has been turned off

Local News

A new scam is hitting the area.

People are getting calls warning them that their Social Security number is turned off.

The caller then gives a number for the person to call to reactivate their Social Security number.

When the person calls back, they’re asked for their Social Security number. Once given, the scammer has that person’s identity.

The Vienna Township Police Department said it received a number of calls on Friday about this scam.

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