Beware Fake ‘Troopers’ Extorting Fines by Phone

AK Dispatch- Anchorage police are warning people not to fall victim to a phone scam in which residents are called by people claiming to be Alaska State Troopers to extort fraudulent “fines” from them.  Police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro said officers have received four reports of the scam this week, involving significant losses by the victims.