BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is warning everyone that someone is posing as an Amazon employee and claiming to work with a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputy by the name of “Soul.” Turn out the two are scammers.
Here’s the verbatim advisory just sent out by PBSO:
“There is an imposter calling victim’s claiming to be an Amazon employee. The imposter advises the recipient of the call that a credit card was opened in his/her name and fraudulent purchases were made online. The imposter will then transfer the call to another male who is claiming to be a Deputy with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. This imposter male identifies himself as, Deputy Soul and provides a fake badge number. The imposter deputy then demands the last four digits of the recipient’s social security number stating that he needs to report this action to the Department of Social Security and the Treasury Department and if he/she does not provide the information, there will be “legal action”. The latest call was received on December 4, 2020.”
THIS IS A SCAM! Please hang up on these callers and immediately report the incident to the nearest law enforcement agency.
PBSO’s non-emergency number is 561-688-3400.
If you capture the number calling you, please let BocaNewsNow.com. We’ll add it to the story so other readers will know they are potentially being targeted. If you’re reading this in a news app, just click here.
Content copyright © 2021 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. We vigorously protect our intellectual property and journalistic product. Broadcast stations must credit BocaNewsNow.com on air. Print must refer to BocaNewsNow.com. Online must link to BocaNewsNow.com. We have agreements with several organizations. Contact news (at) bocanewsnow.com.
The Latest From BocaNewsNow.com
- Broward Doctor Stewart Bitman Jailed On Child Solicitation Charges
- Robert Weinroth, Vice PBC Mayor, Blasts Local Vaccine Distribution
- Boca Raton Stopped Key COVID Report Just Before Presidential Election
- Omni Middle School Violent Bullying Leads To Lawsuit
- Boca Raton Woman Jailed On DUI Charge
- Biden Battles DeSantis Over FEMA COVID Shot Camps
- Boca Raton’s Dean Formica Killed In Crash
- POLICE REPORT: Emaciated Boca Raton Dog Died, Owner Jailed
- Palm Beach School District Adds More Than 500 COVID Cases In Days