AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - A new phone scam is targeting Amarillo residents by claiming police affiliation.
Amarillo Police Department has received multiple reports of a caller claiming that victims have warrants with APD.
The caller then asks that the warrants be paid off using a Green Dot card or iTunes gift cards.
The scammers call from (806) 378-3038, which is an Amarillo Emergency Communications Center number,
Police said to be advised that this is a scam and APD will never ask residents to pay warrants over the phone or with a gift card.
If you have fallen victim to this scam, you can make a police report on the Amarillo Police Department website.
If you received the call but did not fall victim, police said there is no reason to file a report.