DUBUQUE,Iowa—Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about a new phone scam in eastern Iowa. The caller claimed to be from Medicare.
The suspect caller advised the complaint’s Medicare card information was incorrectly printed and they need to verify the correct information by providing the correct information.
Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office say the incident may be isolated or may become wide-spread over the next few days. Most legitimate government agencies do not solicit information over the phone. If you have received a call like this, you are encouraged to contact your local authorities.