Sammamish Police Department wants the community to be aware of a scam that is currently active in our community. A resident recently lost a significant amount of money to a scammer using the real name of an SPD officer. Sometimes scams such as these will include spoofing a legitimate police agency phone number and using a real name in an attempt to gain the trust of the victim.
Tips to help avoid becoming a victim to A scam
For more information on scams, visit the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Scam Alert website at www.consumer.ftc.gov/scam-alerts.
If you fall victim to these scammers with financial loss, you are encouraged to file a report by calling the Sammamish Police Department at (206) 296-3311.
News & Events