Scammer Posing As Springfield Police Officer

The Springfield Police Department has issued a warning residents about a scammer who is impersonating a police officer.

SPD officials say the caller will identify themselves as a Springfield police officer and then claim that charges are going to be filed against the person called unless that person makes a payment to them.

Springfield Police officials say that they will never ask you for money over the phone.

If you receive a phone call from this scammer, immediately hang up on them and call the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.

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