Springdale Police Warn Of New Phone Scam

Photo courtesy of the Springdale Police Department.

Photo courtesy of the Springdale Police Department.

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – The Springdale Police Department has released information on a new phone scam hitting area residents.

A scammer has been calling Springdale residents and pretending to be with a company called iYogi, which is a real business that repairs computers, according to the Springdale Police Department.

The scammer has been calling subscribers pretending to be a representative of the company and asking them to renew their service by paying through Western Union, authorities said.

One of the biggest signs of a scam is if the caller asks for an unusual payment, according to authorities.

To read more about signs and tips for recognizing a scam, click here.

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