From the Trumbull Police Department - New Scam Alert !!
There is a new scam circulating in the area. Residents are called and told that a family member is being held hostage until a ransom is paid. The victim is usually asked to send money through Western Union. This type of scam has recently occurred in Milford and Trumbull. DO NOT SEND MONEY.
If you receive such a call, notify the Trumbull Police at 203-261-3665 or 911 and contact the family member mentioned by the caller.