Maui Police Warn of Caller Impersonating an Officer

December 10, 2018, 6:04 AM HST · Updated December 10, 6:04 AM
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Phone Scam alert. Maui Now Graphic.

The Maui Police Department is warning the public about a phone scam in which the caller claims to be an officer and that the person they are calling has outstanding warrants and needs to go and pay at the Sheriff’s office.

People targeted in the scam are further instructed to seek reimbursement from the County.

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The caller is described as a male speaking with a drawl and calling from a number (808) 800-0047.

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The Maui Police Department advises the public that they will never call an individual about outstanding warrants and ask for payment.

If such a call is received, the public is advised not to give out any personal information and hang up. Then notify police.

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