Phone Scam Reported in Buffalo Grove: Scammer Claimed Gift Card Award from Walmart

Buffalo Grove police received a report from a female resident that a male subject called her requesting her credit card information. The caller stated that the resident won a $200.00 gift card from Walmart, and that the card was on the way to her via FedEx. The caller needed a credit card to process the $3.49 shipping fee. When the resident stated that she would call Walmart to verify before giving any information, the caller hung up. Buffalo Grove police called the number and received a message that the phone was disconnected. The resident stated that she knew the phone call was a scam.