The Casper Police Department wants to alert the public about another scam happening in Casper, according to a news release.

A person has been calling and identifying themselves as Detective Watts with the Casper Police Department. The person will say that you are involved with a child pornography case, and that you need to pay money to clear up the warrant.

The number on the caller ID is 235-8278, which is the non-emergency number for the police department.

Scam artists have software that can make any number come up on caller ID to help persuade potential victims to fall for the scam.

Please do not give the caller any money or personal identification.

Notify the police department if you have received such a call.

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