Police Warning Hobbs Residents About Phone Scam

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

We have a scam alert involving credit and debit cards.

The Hobbs Police Department is warning people not to give bank information over the phone or the Internet.

Scammers are calling people on their cell phones and posing as their local banks.

Reports say an automated message comes on and requests your account information.

Hobbs Police say do not give out any of your information and just hang up.