Internet And Phone Scam Targeting The Elderly

New Bern police are warning citizens that Internet and phone scams targeting the elderly are on the rise.

Police say scammers use the phone or email to let you know that you've won a lot of money through an International Lottery." They say you have to pay the taxes before you can get the money and ask for your bank account information.

Police say if you get a call or email like this call them.