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Scam reported in Jones County

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JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

It has been reported to the Jones County Sheriff's Department that a man is calling local residents, identifying himself as a Jones County deputy.

He is claiming there is a warrant out for the person and demanding $1,000. He is using the name Deputy Allen and calling from (601) 215-4117.  

This is a complete scam. If you receive any such call, please hang up and contact the Sheriff's Department at 601-425-3147.

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