JONESBORO — As scamming schemes are on the rise in Arkansas, Connor Hagan, public affairs officer for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Little Rock, said its important for people to contact the FBI and report it.

“We encourage people to report these cases,” he said, noting victims can navigate to and file a complaint.

Hagan said victims can also call the FBI office in Little Rock at 501-221-9100.

“Someone can connect them with the National Threat Operation Center who will take the tips and write up the details.”

Hagan said not only does this information assist with catching criminals, but also helps the FBI identify trends they can notify the public about.

Arkansas State University students and staff recently have been been subjected to scammers.

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