DeKalb County Investigators Looking Into Second Phone Scam

DeKalb County Sheriff's Office

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating yet another phone scam.

Harris says residents are receiving calls from individuals claiming to be an Investigator of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.

He says the names used are real investigator’s names.

The caller will ask the resident for money which can be paid by postal money order or Green dot Visa to a pre-determined location.

Investigators say the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office never solicits money for any reason.

The Sheriff’s Office asks if you are contacted about this scam get all the information you can and contact law enforcement for a report.

Contact the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office if you receive a call, have any question, doubts, been contacted or have any information about this at 256-845-3801.

This scam is like another the Sheriff’s Office is investigating. Investigators say someone claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office calls residents and tells them they have a warrant out for their arrest. If they send money, that warrant will be dropped.

 



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