Beware of scam targeting seniors

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Boynton Beach Police want to make the public aware of a new scam targeting seniors in our community.

This one involves a man claiming to be a lieutenant with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office calling to advise of an outstanding red light ticket that needs to be paid.

Boynton Beach Police want to remind the public that law enforcement agencies will never call you directly and ask for money. If you run a red light at an intersection in the City of BoyntonBeach where a camera is located, yowill receive a citation in the mail with instructions as to how to pay for it.

You should immediately report all suspicious phone calls to your local law enforcement agency.

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