Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

October 31, 2013

Warning: New phone scam has hit the area


Submitted

CROSSVILLE — Cookeville Regional Medical Center has been notified of a new phone scam affecting residents in the Upper Cumberland area. The scam is a caller claiming to be associated with Cookeville Regional Medical Center and reminding “patients” to refill their medications. This is their way of gaining access to personal information.

These phone calls are not from Cookeville Regional Medical Center!

The phone number being used is listed as 866-218-7985

Anyone who receives a call like this is advised to hang up and not give any personal information. Never divulge personal information over the phone. Please share this information with your friends, family and other contacts.

Other hospitals in several other states have also been affected.