Regional
6:21 pm
Tue July 12, 2011

KRWG Alert: Food Bank Warns About Scam Phone Calls

Las Cruces – Roadrunner Food Bank is alerting the public that there are bogus telephone calls being made to residents in Hidalgo County and Luna County by someone falsely claiming to work at Roadrunner Food Bank. Two agencies in Hidalgo and Luna counties have also received these calls.

The caller is seeking personal information from local residents using the Food Bank name specifically asking questions about food commodities.

Roadrunner Food Bank DOES NOT collect personal information from clients and never asks for personal information from those seeking help with food.

Roadrunner Food Bank NEVER solicits information from clients over the telephone. Also, Roadrunner never solicits donations over the telephone.

If you believe you are receiving a bogus telephone call from someone claiming to be from Roadrunner Food Bank, PLEASE DO NOT provide any personal information about yourself, the agency you represent or the clients you distribute food to.

You can always call the Food Bank at 505.247.2052 in Albuquerque or 575.523.4390 in Las Cruces, or email info@rrfb.org.

Roadrunner Food Bank asks you to report any bogus calls to the New Mexico Attorney General's Office at 505.827.6000 in Santa Fe or 575.526.2280 in Las Cruces.