- Associated Press - Friday, January 30, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has issued a scam warning after concerns were raised that someone may be calling residents claiming to be with Pruitt’s office.

Complaints involve a caller falsely telling residents that they’ll be arrested if money is not wired to the AG’s office for various reasons, such as debt.

Pruitt says consumers should try to verify the caller’s identity as well as the company represented; not to provide personal or financial information unless the resident has initiated the call to a verified reputable person, business or government agency.

Pruitt also says never send money through a wire transfer or other means unless sending to a close friend or family member and not to feel pressured to give information or send money quickly.


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