OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha's FBI Office says they've been made aware of scammers pretending to be agents in an attempt to trick people into handing over money.
The office says they will never call and request money or personal information. If you receive a call from someone posing as an agent, they suggest you hang up and report the call to their Internet Crime Complaint Center at https://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
The information was shared by the FBI via Twitter:
#ALERT We are aware of a #scam targeting citizens of Iowa and Nebraska in which criminals call pretending to be #FBI agents. We will NEVER call and request money or personal info! Hang up and report it to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center at https://t.co/8gtBkyEMji. pic.twitter.com/ly8J3QwYTe— FBI Omaha (@FBIOmaha) January 27, 2020