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Springfield police investigate fraud call

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Police in Hampden are warning area residents after receiving a call of a scam by someone claiming to be a police officer.

Authorities say a resident received a call by someone claiming to be a Springfield police officer. The man reportedly asked for money to bail someone out of jail.

The suspect requested money through a prepaid debit card.

The name of the officer given does not match any Springfield Police Department personnel.

If you receive a call like this, report it to the Springfield Police Department.

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