Wyo Highway Patrol says new phone scam circulating

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) The Wyoming Highway Patrol says a new phone scam is circulating in the state.

Scammers are calling people and saying a relative has been in a car wreck and and arrested for driving while under the influence. The scammers tel their victims the relative needs cash for bail and attorney fees.

Scammers are spoofing phone numbers to look like they are coming from a legitimate law enforcement office in Dubois, Wyoming, other parts of Wyoming, and surrounding states.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is reminding the public they have not, and will not request any payment over the phone. Anyone who may have received questionable phone calls soliciting funds should contact local law enforcement .