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Local Phone Scam Alert: Scammer Had Sheriffs Number on ID

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OHIO – Sheriff Lavender wants to make the community aware that a resident received a phone call from someone claiming to be with the Ross County Sheriff’s Office.

The caller told the victim that she had failed to show for jury duty and that there was a warrant for her arrest. The caller went on to say that she could avoid arrest if she went and got money cards and gave the caller the number she would avoid arrest.

The victim stated that the caller ID came back to numbers associated with the Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Lavender wants to make the community aware that his office will not make phone calls of this nature and anyone receiving these calls should report them to his office.

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