These calls are not legitimate, and “the public is advised to take precautions regarding any calls received,” especially those “asking to ‘verify’ personal information, account numbers and security codes.
“Ask for information to recontact the caller and any other identifying information, including their work order or problem I.C. number. Then hang up and call the number printed on the reverse of your credit card to report a suspicious call.
“Credit card scams are becoming increasingly common, and they are ever-changing,” the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office warns, in a press release. “The public should always be extremely wary of providing nay personal or account information over the telephone, especially from unsolicited calls.”