"There are 4 serious allegations against you:" Waukesha Police warn against scam targeting residents

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- There is a scam making its rounds in Waukesha and police want residents to be aware.

The City of Waukesha Communications Center has taken numerous phone calls on Thursday regarding suspicious phone calls.

Multiple people have reported receiving a computerized call from an anonymous number.

The message says something similar to: "You have four warrants and need to call a number within 24 hours or be arrested." Other messages also said: "There are four serious allegations against you and you have 24 hours to call the phone number or be arrested by the local police department."

Waukesha Police are warning residents to hang up on the caller or delete the message immediately. 

If you are a Waukesha resident and lost money to this scam, you can make a report by calling 262-524-3831.

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