Springfield Alerts Residents of Social Security Scam Alert

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The City of Springfield has received reports indicating an individual has contacted them by phone requesting their social security number and to pay a fine with gift cards.

The City of Springfield reminds residents that law enforcement will never call asking you to mail cash, wire transfer, or pay with a credit or debit card over the phone. Contact law enforcement before sending any money to an unknown organization that has contacted you directly.

If you have any questions, please contact the Springfield Police Department at 615-384-8422, or dispatch for after hours, 615-384-4911.

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