Auburn police warn of Medicare phone scam targeting residents

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AUBURN — Auburn Police Department issued a scam alert Tuesday after several residents reported suspicious calls from individuals claiming to represent Medicare.

The fraudulent callers have been telling residents that new Medicare cards are being mailed and proceed to inquire about personal medical issues, suggesting that the call recipient may qualify for discounted services or devices.

Authorities urge the public not to disclose any personal information to these callers.

They advise individuals who suspect a scam to hang up immediately and contact Medicare directly using a verified number, or to reach out to the Auburn Police Department for assistance.

Residents can stay informed about the latest scams by following updates from the Auburn Police Department and safeguarding their personal information against potential fraudsters.

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