West Fargo Police Warn of Scam Impersonating Lieutenant

(West Fargo, ND) -- The West Fargo Police Department has learned of a scam caller contacting residents using the phone number (701) 557-7371.

The caller claims to be Lieutenant David Gilmore from the West Fargo Police Department. In the scam, residents are told they failed to appear for court and the only way to resolve the case is to leave their residences and go to the West Fargo Police Department immediately. The scammer also knows the addresses of the residents being contacted.

The West Fargo Police Department will never call asking individuals to leave their place of residence. If a resident is contacted with a similar call, please contact Red River Valley Dispatch at (701) 451-7660.