Marion – A new phone scam is being reported to the Marion Police Department. According to a release on the Department’s Facebook page, the call is coming from a 512 number, which is an Austin, TX area code and claims to be reporting fraudulent activity involving your social security number, which they then ask to verify. The caller is said to have a heavy accent. The Marion Police Department reminds you to never give out personal information over the phone. If you receive a call from this number, you are asked to report it to your local authorities.