Phone Scam

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The Scott County Sheriff’s Office once again has received numerous phone calls that a Deputy or Sergeant contacted them advising them that they have an arrest warrant. THIS IS A SCAM

This scammer is advising potential victims that an arrest warrant can be paid off by providing information from a pre-paid debit card. They are also using names of county personnel and calling from area code 563 in an attempt to make the scam sound more realistic . Please be cautious when providing information over the phone and remember that the Sheriff’s Office does not ask for money or credit card information over the phone.

This is currently being investigated by the Sheriff's Office

July 26, 2017