I-Team: Sheriff Phone Scam

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LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) The I-Team is warning area residents about a telephone scam involving Lackawanna County Sheriff’s office.

A caller tells the  residents a complaint has been filed with the Sheriff and they are told to call a number.

The con-artists are  looking for personal information and/or money for unpaid fines and taxes.

 Several people reached out to the I-Team about the calls.

Experts advise to hang up on the caller and notify local police.

And remember never give our personal information or engage the con-artist.

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