Amberley Village Police Department is warning residents that multiple reports of phone scams have been received. The caller is claiming to be with American Cash Awards at 876-584-3486. Using the name Bill Johnson, the caller is telling residents they’ve won over a million dollars and a new car, and all they need do is send $185 in cash or gift cards.
AVPD warns that NO LEGITIMATE CONTEST WILL EVER ASK YOU FOR MONEY. Residents are advised to hang up, ignore the calls and DO NOT SEND GIFT CARDS OR MONEY. Residents are also advised to block the call number. Please share this information to ensure no one is taken advantage of by this telephone scam. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!