Parkersburg Police is urging everyone to be a lookout for an unwanted phone call.
Dispatchers received calls from four people about an attempted scam.
People are getting calls from an individual at 202-621-0436.
The caller claims he is working with federal grants.
He asked everyone to send money through Western Union so larger cash rewards can be received.
Parkersburg isn't the only city getting hit with the scam as it's circulating all over the country.