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Phone Scam

The Sheriffs Department is alerting the community that their office has taken a complaint about a possible phone scam.  

One of the deputies received a complaint from a resident stating they were contacted by  someone claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service. The person said that because of her credit score she had been awarded a large sum of money. She was also told that she needed  send $100.00 to him via Western Union in order to redeem the award. 

The deputy contacted the number that called and when he identified himself was hung up on. Please contact the Sheriff's Department if you receive a call of this nature.

 

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