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Petal warns of pharmacy phone scam

The Petal Police Department is warning residents of a phone scam after receiving several reports of calls.  (Photo source: WDAM) The Petal Police Department is warning residents of a phone scam after receiving several reports of calls.  (Photo source: WDAM)
PETAL, MS (WDAM) -

The Petal Police Department is warning residents of a phone scam after receiving several reports of calls. 

Callers are posing as pharmacy workers from Walgreens and tell the victim that Walgreens has acquired Rite Aid, and they need to update the customer's pharmacy information, according to police. The scammers then request personal information, 

Petal police stressed the importance of never giving your personal information over the phone to someone you do not know. If you receive one of these calls, police said to hang up and block the caller. 

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