A new scam being reported in Wyoming features phony Verizon representatives calling people up and telling them that a phone has been ordered on their account.

The calls are used as a pretext to get your personal information.

The scam has been reported in Uinta County and the Uinta County Law Enforcement Services says the scam should serve as a reminder that you should never give out your personal information over the phone unless you know who you are dealing with.

People who are Verizon customers and who receive on fo these calls are being told to contact Verizon at a customer service number that you should find in your account records.