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Mukilteo Police issues warning about scammers posing as law enforcement

 

Last updated 4/20/2022 at 11:02am

Mukilteo Police this week received a report from a resident that a scammer was posing as Police Chief Cheol Kang.

The scammer called the resident and told them they were being investigated for a serious crime, and that they needed to wire a large amount of money to them to "clear their name." The scammer even made their phone number appear as if it was from the Mukilteo Police Department office number. This can be done using a phone mirroring app or a number-generating app.

Fortunately, the citizen did not believe the scammer and came to the police department to talk to an officer in perso...



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