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Posted on: January 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Sheriff's Office warns of phone scams


COMMUNITY FIRST ALERT - Scammers are in full effect and pulling out all the stops. The Sheriff's Office has handled calls as recent as today from elderly victims who received phone calls from scammers posing as law enforcement. The victims were told that there were charges pending against them and encourage the person to send gift card PIN numbers to clear the matter up. In one case thousands of dollars worth of gift cards was sent. 

Please discuss these type scams with the people in your life especially elderly folks who can get confused by the scammers. The following link has some information on popular scams. 

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