Police Captain Records Call With Scammer As A Warning To Others | NBC Nightly News


WERE TURNED ON ONE CON ARTIST WHEN A POLICE CAPTAIN ANSWERED THE ARTIST WHEN A POLICE CAPTAIN ANSWERED THE CALL. CAPTAIN ANSWERED THE CALL. TOM COSTELLO HAS MORE CALL. TOM COSTELLO HAS MORE ON HOW THE SCAMMER GOT TOM COSTELLO HAS MORE ON HOW THE SCAMMER GOT SCAMMED. ON HOW THE SCAMMER GOT SCAMMED.>>VERIFY ME YOUR HOME SCAMMED.>>VERIFY ME YOUR HOME ADDRESS.>>VERIFY ME YOUR HOME ADDRESS.>>NO, I WILL NOT. ADDRESS.>>NO, I WILL NOT.>>Reporter: ANNE>>NO, I WILL NOT.>>Reporter: ANNE STEVENS ADMITS SHE>>Reporter: ANNE STEVENS ADMITS SHE ENJOYED MESSING WITH STEVENS ADMITS SHE ENJOYED MESSING WITH THIS SCAMMER. ENJOYED MESSING WITH THIS SCAMMER.>>I NEED YOU TO THIS SCAMMER.>>I NEED YOU TO VERIFY THE LAST FOUR>>I NEED YOU TO VERIFY THE LAST FOUR DIGITS OF YOUR SOCIAL VERIFY THE LAST FOUR DIGITS OF YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY. DIGITS OF YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY.>>I’M NOT GOING TO SECURITY.>>I’M NOT GOING TO CONFIRM MY SOCIAL>>I’M NOT GOING TO CONFIRM MY SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER WITH CONFIRM MY SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER WITH YOU. SECURITY NUMBER WITH YOU.>>Reporter: WITHOUT A YOU.>>Reporter: WITHOUT A CLUE HE WAS TALKING>>Reporter: WITHOUT A CLUE HE WAS TALKING WITH A POLICE CAPTAIN, CLUE HE WAS TALKING WITH A POLICE CAPTAIN, HE CLAIMED HE WAS A WITH A POLICE CAPTAIN, HE CLAIMED HE WAS A SOCIAL SECURITY HE CLAIMED HE WAS A SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICER AND IN 45 SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICER AND IN 45 MINUTES SHE WOULD BE OFFICER AND IN 45 MINUTES SHE WOULD BE ARRESTED ON SERIOUS MINUTES SHE WOULD BE ARRESTED ON SERIOUS CHARGES. ARRESTED ON SERIOUS CHARGES.>>LIKE MONEY CHARGES.>>LIKE MONEY LAUNDERING, DRUG>>LIKE MONEY LAUNDERING, DRUG TRAFFICKING, AND FOR LAUNDERING, DRUG TRAFFICKING, AND FOR INTERNAL REVENUE TRAFFICKING, AND FOR INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.>>I’M GOING TO BE SERVICE.>>I’M GOING TO BE CHARGED WITH DRUG>>I’M GOING TO BE CHARGED WITH DRUG TRAFFICKING? CHARGED WITH DRUG TRAFFICKING?>>ABSOLUTELY. TRAFFICKING?>>ABSOLUTELY.>>THE SHERIFF’S>>ABSOLUTELY.>>THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS NOT>>THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS NOT COMING TO GET ME. DEPARTMENT IS NOT COMING TO GET ME.>>Reporter: SHE COMING TO GET ME.>>Reporter: SHE POSTED THE VIDEO AS A>>Reporter: SHE POSTED THE VIDEO AS A WARNING TO VICTIMS. POSTED THE VIDEO AS A WARNING TO VICTIMS.>>THEY’RE GOING TO WARNING TO VICTIMS.>>THEY’RE GOING TO USE ANY TACTIC THEY>>THEY’RE GOING TO USE ANY TACTIC THEY CAN TO SCARE YOU INTO USE ANY TACTIC THEY CAN TO SCARE YOU INTO BELIEVING SOMETHING IS CAN TO SCARE YOU INTO BELIEVING SOMETHING IS GOING TO HAPPEN. BELIEVING SOMETHING IS GOING TO HAPPEN. WE WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW GOING TO HAPPEN. WE WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW NEVER DO THAT. WE WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW NEVER DO THAT.>>IF YOU DO NOT TELL NEVER DO THAT.>>IF YOU DO NOT TELL ME HOW MANY BANK>>IF YOU DO NOT TELL ME HOW MANY BANK ACCOUNTS YOU’LL HAVE, ME HOW MANY BANK ACCOUNTS YOU’LL HAVE, WE’LL GO AHEAD AND ACCOUNTS YOU’LL HAVE, WE’LL GO AHEAD AND SUSPEND ALL THE WE’LL GO AHEAD AND SUSPEND ALL THE ACCOUNTS WHICH WERE SUSPEND ALL THE ACCOUNTS WHICH WERE CONNECTED WITH YOUR ACCOUNTS WHICH WERE CONNECTED WITH YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY. CONNECTED WITH YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY. DON’T BLAME US IF YOU SOCIAL SECURITY. DON’T BLAME US IF YOU LOSE ANY MONEY. DON’T BLAME US IF YOU LOSE ANY MONEY.>>Reporter: LOSE ANY MONEY.>>Reporter: EVENTUALLY THE BAD GUY>>Reporter: EVENTUALLY THE BAD GUY HUNG UP. EVENTUALLY THE BAD GUY HUNG UP.>>THESE ARE SCAM HUNG UP.>>THESE ARE SCAM CALLS.>>THESE ARE SCAM CALLS. DON’T EVER GIVE OUT CALLS. DON’T EVER GIVE OUT YOUR INFORMATION. DON’T EVER GIVE OUT YOUR INFORMATION.>>THE GOOD NEWS, THE

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