Phone scam hits Uvalde, scammers asking for monetary donations

UVALDE, TX- A scam out of Uvalde has been reported by the Uvalde Police Department. Uvalde PD tells the community that scammers have been imitating Uvalde EMS and Uvalde Fire Department personnel to call residents asking for monetary donations.

“Uvalde First Responders will never call our residents for any type of donation over the phone. We don’t want our residents to become victims of the current scam,” says the Uvalde Police Department.

It has been advised to stay aware and not share any personal information or make any monetary payments to any suspicious callers.

The Uvalde Communications Department can be contacted if anyone has further questions about this scam. Their phone number is 830-278-9147.