Tracy City police are warning residents of a phone scam.

Police say residents have received calls from scammers who say they are with the Social Security Office. The scammers tell the person on the other line that they have been involved in the illegal selling of drugs involving the cartel.

The scammers take it a bit further and say the cartel is going to come and get you if you do not send them money.

Police urge you to not give these scammers a dime.

The calls have been known to come from 430-222-0546 and 430-342-1185.

Contact your local police department if you believe you have been targeted by a scammer.