Scammers posing as FBI agents are calling nurses claiming their licenses are suspended and the suspension won’t be lifted until the nurse pays up.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s nurses are being told to beware of a new scam where scammers posing as FBI agents call nurses claiming their license is suspended and the suspension won’t be lifted until the nurse pays them thousands of dollars. 

Attorney General Todd Rokita put out a warning Monday that his office has received “numerous” complaints from Hoosiers reporting a scam targeting nurses. He said scammers, pretending to be FBI agents, call claiming the nurse’s license has been suspended due to a drug trafficking and money laundering investigation. 

The scammers then request the nurse wire a government security bond fee of several thousand dollars to the caller in order to reinstate the license.  

“In this case, there is a particular ugliness in the fact that these wrongdoers have specifically targeted nurses,” Rokita said. “They are trying to defraud professional men and women whose whole lives are wrapped up in caring for their neighbors during times of greatest need and vulnerability.”

Rokita said the…

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