Lower Pottsgrove PD and surrounding departments have been receiving numerous reports of phone scams today (August 3, 2018). Residents are warned to beware of these calls and not to elicit any personal information. DO NOT wire or send any money to the callers. The callers are contacting residents phones from out of state numbers and threatening that criminal charges have been field or outstanding IRS debts are owed . They will then demand money be wired to them or gift cards be mailed to relieve the parties of legal actions. These are not legitimate calls - DO NOT FALL FOR THE SCAM. If you are concerned call your local police agency to report the calls.