The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a phone scam in which victims are asked to meet the crooks at the jail with cash.
The scammers call and pretend to be with the sheriff’s office while explaining that the victims owe a fine. The victims are told to bring cash to the jail or face arrest.
“Our office does not place telephone calls to persons to collect fines,” Sheriff Jeff Mann said in a statement.
The office advised anyone who gets such a call to simply hang up.
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