Ware Police warning residents of social security scam.

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WARE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Police in Ware are warning residents about a scam going around that requires residents to pay a fee in order to restore their "suspended social security number".

Police say that residents have reported receiving a text message and/or phone call from an unknown party informing them that their social security number has been suspended, and requests that the resident pay a certain amount of money in order to have their social security number restored.

Ware Police state that this is a scam, adding that your social security number will never be suspended.

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