The Carrollton Police Department has received multiple complaints regarding phone scams. These scams consist of phone calls 1)stating they are behind on a bill and it has been sent to the court and they are calling to collect the past due balance on the loan. 2) A family member has been arrested and they need bail money. 3) American loans calling stating they have been approved for the loan and need current information. American Loans number is 646-506-4979 from NY. 4) E-loan services calling stating that you have been approved for a loan and will need current information to process your loan phone number is 815-991-8304. 5) Caller giving a name of James Washington Baker, caller first ask for your card information, Then he will ask for $300.00 which he will pay back as $3,000,000.00 and a car, this caller will also ask to use your social security money. The number he is calling from is 972-968-8923.
The Carrollton Police Department was contacted on 02/12/2014 regarding a scam that has been received in the mail from Inter-lotto Commission from Spain. The scam request your bank and bank account information.
The Carrollton Police Department would like to remind the residents of Carrollton to not give out any bank account information or personal information over the phone. If you receive any type of phone scam please contact the Carrollton Police Department at 660-542-3128