The Pella Police Department has informed KNIA/KRLS that a number of phone scams have been reported today by Pella residents. These scams take a variety of forms, but all have asked the recipients to send money in order to receive larger sums of cash or other high-dollar items. Other calls have requested the recipient meet them at a specific location for the transaction. These are scams. Do not give any person that you do not know or trust money or personal information. Anyone who feels threatened or thinks they have been targeted by a scam can contact the Pella Police Department at 628-4921.