News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

Jim Craft, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: Cpl. Paul L. Mouton
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665​


Date/Time: 3/25/2014 2:00 PM
Police Warn of Scam Involving Financial Information
Lafayette, LA— Lafayette Police are receiving several complaints from residents regarding phone scams involving local banks.  The victims are receiving telephone calls with a recorded message indicating their debit card is no longer valid.  The message then continues to request  additional account information.  Law enforcement recommends that if a person receives a call to disconnect immediately and provide no information.  If someone has provided information they should contact their financial institution immediately.


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