‘Spoofing’ another scam targeting an East Texas community

 ‘Spoofing’ another scam targeting an East Texas community

Residents of Troup say they were getting calls from what they thought was the city asking for their financial information. It’s actually a scam.

TYLER, Texas — Scammers are always looking for new ways to target victims, and the latest scam, called “spoofing,” is circulating in the city of Troup, Texas. 

Residents of Troup say they were getting calls from what they thought was the city asking for their financial information.

The city released a statement on their Facebook page stating, “It is a scam. The city of Troup never calls and asks for any financial information from anyone.” 

CEO and President of the Better Business Bureau, Mechele Mills, says spoofing has been around since…

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