Pre-paid phone card scam


Web Editor - Amanda Roberts

 PADUCAH, Ky - Paducah residents are being warned of a possible pre-paid telephone card scam.

A woman received a call saying the woman's pre-paid phone card was nearly out of minutes, and was offering to add more minutes over the phone. The woman doesn't have a pre-paid phone card.

Citizens are reminded not to provide any personal information to callers, including credit card and banking information.

Anyone with information about the possible scam is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at (270) 444-8550 or Crime Stoppers at 443-TELL. Tipsters also may text their tips to “CRIMES” (274637) by entering “KyTips” followed by their information, or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website at Information leading to an arrest or indictment may result in a reward of up to $1,000.