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Columbia police warn residents about phone scam

Thursday, May 26, 2011 | 9:26 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Columbia police are alerting residents to a phone scam in which callers ask for credit card or bank information on behalf of the Columbia Police Department or the Columbia Police Officers Association.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department notified the Columbia Police Department of several phone calls it received Thursday evening about the phone scam. Neither the Police Department nor the association are seeking donations or conducting fundraisers over the phone.


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Trent Slade June 7, 2011 | 11:59 a.m.

I can't believe these people who do this no shame what-so-ever!

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