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WAYNE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WARNS CITIZENS OF MONEY SCAM THREATENING ARREST

 

August 12, 2021



Wayne County - The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office advises anyone who receives a call threatening them with arrest if they don’t pay up to “Hang Up!” That’s according to Undersheriff Mike Jaafar.

Recently callers have been badgering worried citizens with someone claiming to be a WCSO Lieutenant or some other Officer, threatening to arrest them for some alleged violation. They’re told to buy a Green Dot or other type of pre-paid card and phone in the money immediately or risk immediate arrest.

“Unfortunately, we see a lot of scams like this throughout the year where suspects sc...



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