SCAM ALERT: Sheriff's office issues warning about recent phone scam




  • In US
  • 2022-09-24 18:39:38Z
  • By WHIO
 

The Butler County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of a scam targeting the community.

Saturday afternoon the sheriff's office said they received multiple calls about someone calling citizens and pretending to be Sergeant Ron Owens.

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The scammer tells the person that they they have missed a federal grand jury subpoena and must make a payment to avoid being arrested.

This is not true and a scam, according to the sheriff's office.

Authorities are asking people who receive this call or calls like it to report them to their local law enforcement.


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