Neb. officials warn residents about phone scam

Oct 26, 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are warning residents about a phone scam involving callers trying to collect fake outstanding debts.

The Nebraska Attorney General's Office says it has received more than 25 complaints from residents in the past 30 days about fraudulent debt collection calls.

The Nebraska Bar Association says it has received complaints from out-of-state consumers about scam calls from people claiming to represent Nebraska law firms.

Officials recommend residents ask questions when receiving calls about unfamiliar debts. People should not give out credit card information to unsolicited callers, or send money to someone they don't know.

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