IDFG Warns About Harvest Info Fine Phone Scam

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME

A Wendell couple was involved in an attempted scam where a caller claimed to be from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and demanded payment for their failure to report harvest information on time, and threatened them with fines and penalties unless they made a payment by phone.

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The person who answered the call only had a fishing license, and hung up after recognizing it as a scam.

In case others receive a similar call, Fish and Game wants citizens it know it does not, and would not, call and ask for money for any reason.

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