MADISON (WKOW) – The Wisconsin State Patrol is warning all Wisconsin residents about a phone scam where the caller claims to be a sergeant looking for money to repair a vehicle after a crash.
The Wisconsin State Patrol says the caller identifies themselves as a sergeant from the State Patrol Green Bay office and asks for money to resolve a car crash involving a relative of the person called.
Officials say the fake sergeant asks for $900 to pay for damages caused by the person's relative in a crash. The fake sergeant also claims the money needs to be wired immediately so it can be used to fix damages so the other driver doesn't press charges.
The State Patrol says the calls appear to originate from Montreal, Canada.
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