Scam Calls: 'State Police' Demand Debt Payments

New York State Police cruisers
New York State Police cruisers

A new phone scam has swept states over the past month in which callers claim to be law enforcement agents seeking payment of a debt.

New York State Police have put out a warning about the calls, and the scam has been reported in other states, such as Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, and South Carolina.