# Scam alert
Virginia residents latest to be targeted by "arrest warrant" phone scam
Cell phone showing unknown caller.Ronstik/Getty Images (Canva Pro license.) The "arrest warrant" phone scam has been targeting vulnerable people nationwide for several months now. Law enforcement officials in Vermont, Georgia, and Maine have recently reported that residents of their states have been targeted in the scam.
Police warn Vermont residents to be aware of "arrest warrant" phone scam hitting the state
"Scam alert" sign.Nzphotonz/Getty Images (Canva Pro license.) Last week the Chittenden Country Sheriff's office reported that they received multiple calls from concerned residents about a phone scam that is targeting individuals across the state.