New York State Police are warning Long Islanders about a phone scam involving callers pretending to be state police.
The department said the scammers ask for personal information. The phone number showing as theirs displays a state police station number but is not coming from the department.
The New York State Police have received information that an individual is contacting the public on Long Island, identifying themselves as the New York State Police and requesting personal information.
State police said they are investigating and warned people not to provide information over the phone.