Gaston County Police Report Possible Telephone Number Compromise
On this date, the Gaston County Police became aware that an unknown person(s) may have compromised the department headquarters front desk phone number in a manner to make it appear that citizens were getting calls from the police department. One call told the recipient to go and close their bank account.
Should anyone receive such a call, the public is encouraged to listen to whatever information is provided, ask for a name of the person calling, and then to call the Gaston County Police front desk at (704) 866-3320 in an effort to verify the legitimacy of it.For further information, contact Captain C.J. Rosselle at (704) 866-3397.