APD: Beware possible telephone fraud

The Amarillo Police Department has received calls from citizens claiming they had received phone calls from someone claiming to be and APD representative.

According to APD, the caller is a male claiming to be from APD trying to collect money from citizens.

APD officials said they do not make phone calls in order to collect donations. If you receive a call like this, hang up the phone immediately.

If you have donated money or given out personal information to a caller claiming to be from APD report the fraud by calling 378-3038.