A victim reported he was contacted by a male claiming to work for the Social Security Administration. The caller claimed that the victim’s information was connected to a vehicle in Texas that was involved in a narcotics investigation. The suspect informed the victim he needed to provide payment in the form of gift cards to avoid being arrested. The victim purchased gift cards and provided the suspect with the activation codes before realizing it was a scam.
9/9/2020 1736 hrs.