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Department of Homeland Security warns of immigration phone scam

Posted at 4:44 PM, Apr 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-20 20:20:44-04

The Department of Homeland Security is warning people of a new phone scam targeting people around the country.

Scammers claim to work for U.S. Immigration and demand personal information from people.

They use a technique so the call looks like it is coming from the Department of Homeland Security's hotline number.

DHS says they never use the hotline to make outgoing calls.