Scammers pose as Fort Hays State University police, ask students to send nude videos

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HAYS, Kan. (KWCH) - Fort Hays State University warns of a scam targeting students that appears to come from the university's police department.

The caller says they're with the Fort Hays State University Police Department, but doesn't say their name. They ask their target to go to a private location to have a confidential conversation.

During this conversation, the caller tells the student that their name has come up in an investigation and they ask the student to send a nude video to verify they don't have any drugs on them.

"If you start asking questions, the caller becomes belligerent and uses cuss words," the university warns. "They also tell you that if you go to the university police station, you'll be arrested."

Fort Hays State reminds its students that a caller ID can be faked and that if anyone from the university police department calls anyone, they'll identify themselves by name.

"Our officers will use professional language, will never tell you not to come to the police station and certainly won't ask for nude videos," the university says.

Anyone targeted by this scam who would like to file a police report should call the Fort Hays State University Police Department at 785-628-5304