Hampton Police warn of scam targeting elderly

Posted at 9:13 AM, Aug 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-01 10:05:50-04

HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton Police have warned citizens after receiving reports of a scam targeting elderly residents of the city.

The scam reportedly spoofs caller IDs to read as “Langley Air Force Base.”

The scammer then tries to sell various medical equipment to the unsuspecting elderly citizens.

Langley Air Force Base confirmed to police that they are not making these calls.

Here is the tweet sent out by Hampton Police July 31: