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Bogus DEA Agent Reportedly Trying To Scam Weston Residents

Weston police are warning residents of a phone scam where the suspect is posing as a DEA agent.
Weston police are warning residents of a phone scam where the suspect is posing as a DEA agent. Photo Credit: File

WESTON, Conn. -- Weston police have been receiving complaints of a scam in which a man claiming to be a DEA agent calling residents and telling them they have been involved in the illegal sale and delivery of prescription drugs over the Internet, according to a Patch report.

The agent informs the resident that if they do not pay a fine in a wire transfer, they will be arrested, the report read.

Police encourage residents to hang up on scam calls and to report them to police.

Read the full Patch report here .

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