Markesan Police Warn Of Social Security Scam

(Markesan) Markesan Police are warning residents about a Social Security scam. They’ve received several complaints from people who got calls from someone saying their Social Security number has been compromised. The scammer tells the person they are trying to help them and that they need the person to give their number to them to “verify” it. Police say it’s a scam and the best thing to do is to hang up on the caller. They say you should never give out your Social Security number over the phone.