June 24, 2024
Suffolk County police officials issued a warning Friday after seeing a slight increase in the number of phone scams targeting local residents, many of them elderly.

Chief Stuart Cameron said the department had received reports of 69 phone scams in 2018, compared to 63 in 2017.

In one incident last summer, authorities said a Dix Hills resident paid $800,000 in cash to what he or she believed was Publishers Clearing House.

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