Kenmore police warn of phone scam involving their number

KENMORE, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Kenmore say someone is impersonating them through their phone number.

According to them, their telephone number, (716) 875-1234, has been showing up on caller IDs.

The police department says that they will never call residents about unpaid debts or fines. They say all of their communication will be by mail on official letterhead.

Police say that if anyone receives a call from the number above, hang up and call back to make sure that police did, in fact, call you. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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