Santa Fe Police warn residents of phone scam

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe Police are warning about a phone scam targeting residents.

The scammer claims to be with the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office, telling the person he or she has an outstanding warrant and can avoid being arrested by paying $2,000 over the phone with a prepaid credit card.

Santa Fe Police are asking anyone receiving one of these calls to report it.