Telephone Scam In East Texas

NACOGDOCHES (KTRE)- Nacogdoches police say the they have received several calls  in regards to a telephone scam.

What happens is a person call the victim identifying themselves to be with the Harris County, Texas Correctional Facility. The person instructs the victim to dial *721 along with a long distance number.

When this happens the victim's phone becomes inoperable and long distance charges could be billed to your number.

Police advise you not to make any return calls. These calls are totally bogus in nature, and large long distance bill could be the end result.