Phone Scammers Offer to Help Settle Red Light Ticket

redlight 150x150 Phone Scammers Offer to Help Settle Red Light TicketThere’s a new scam making rounds where the caller claims to be a police officer and says you have an overdue red light camera fine.

The fake officer then offers to help you pay the ticket in order to avoid a larger fine … all you need to do is give him your credit card info.

Paula Fleming at the Boston BBB says never ever give your personal information to someone who calls you.

“If someone’s calling, emailing; you never want to provide your personal information,” she said, “because you don’t know who is on the other end of that email or phone call.”

Read more: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2011/09/20/phone-scammers-offer-to-help-settle-red-light-ticket/

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