Lowndes Sheriff’s office warns about scam - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Lowndes Sheriff’s office warns about scam

LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) -

The Lowndes County Sheriff's office is warning the public that once again, scam artists are calling people, pretending to be a Lowndes County Deputy and asking for money to pay fines and avoid arrests.

Sheriff Chris Prine says the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office or any other law enforcement agency would never demand money by telephone.

They say anyone who receives these calls should hang up, and not give out personal information or money.

Anyone with information should call the Criminal Investigations Division at 229-671-2950.

Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Home Dedication held for Hattiesburg Resident

    Home Dedication held for Hattiesburg Resident

  • Salvation Army hosts Hattiesburg Angel Tree

    Salvation Army hosts Hattiesburg Angel Tree

  • World's smallest heart pump is saving lives

    World's smallest heart pump is saving lives

Powered by Frankly