LCSO says be aware of scam call from 'Lt. Raines' demanding money

Scam Calls
Posted at 10:12 AM, Dec 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-14 07:30:51-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A scam circulating today is using the name of Leon County Sheriff's Office.

Supposedly a "Lt. Raines" is calling from LCSO and telling people to go get a pre-paid debt card or they are going to jail for missed court dates.

"This is a scam," LCSO said in a Facebook post. "The Leon County Sheriff's Office will never ask for Green Dot cards for payment."

The cards are prepaid Visa cards. 

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