Breaking News Bar
posted: 9/13/2012 4:21 PM

Police warn of telephone scam

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Daily Herald report

Island Lake police and village officials are warning people about a telephone scam that's been reported in the suburbs. The recorded message, which sounds like a message from a police department, says the FBI and police agencies recommend burglar alarm signs be placed in yards to deter burglars. The speaker then prompts people to press buttons to learn more about alarm systems. Officials urge people to hang up and not press any buttons. Doing so could lead to personal information being collected, officials said.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close
Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here