Southampton Town residents have been warned to watch out for a phone scam targeting their community.
According to Southampton Town police, several reports have been received involving a phone scam specifically targeting Southampton Town phone exchanges.
The caller has a foreign accent and identifies himself as John Anderson, police said; the subject then informs the
victim that he has several warrants with the Internal Revenue Service for fraud.
According to police, "Anderson" then requests a wire
transaction of $10,000.
The phone number utilized by the scammers is 202-239-6960, police said.
"Do not give personal information or send money to anyone calling you," police said.