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Blacksburg Police Department Scam Alert

Post Date:02/10/2020

Blacksburg Police department has received multiple calls in reference to a current SCAM. An unknown person(s), spoofing a Blacksburg Police Department phone number, claiming to be a detective or Detective Sergeant with Blacksburg Police Department, has been calling people and telling them they have missed a subpoena, or not shown up for court.  The caller(s) is leaving messages and a phone number to call back. The voicemail for this number is claiming to be a Detective Sergeant with Blacksburg Police.

If you receive a call that you believe to be a scam, please contact the Blacksburg Police Department at 540-443-1400.

Do not send money, gift cards, amazon cards or any other form of payment to the caller. 

Police Departments, Sheriff’s Department, and Federal Agencies will not call you for these reasons.