UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Several students have received scam calls from what appears as the University Police telephone number (715)425-3133. These scam calls are the result of caller ID fraud or "spoofing".
The fraudsters, while claiming to be from University Police, are using several different ruses attempting to scam the victims of money. Suspects are using ploys ranging from asking for money to telling the subjects they are under investigation or have outstanding fines or warrents.
Students are reminded that police, government agencies, etc. will NEVER call you and demand money. Please consider the following tips: