Local phone scam highlighted

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Huber Heights Police have been receiving hundreds of calls in the last couple of weeks referencing a phone scam.

The male caller “ David Gregg or Gray” claims to be with the “U. S. Department of Treasury” and “Official Police” and is demanding strict compliance by forwarding payments or gift cards to various locations and/or accounts.

“This is an obvious scam. Do NOT comply,” said Lt. Tony Ashley. ‘The Huber Heights Police Division is aware of the scam. You DO NOT need to call/contact the Huber Heights Police Division referencing this scam, UNLESS you have complied and have become a victim of this scam. Simply, do not comply with the caller.”