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Taylor County Sheriff's Office warns public of recent scam

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Posted at 1:47 PM, Jul 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-07 13:47:02-04

PERRY, Fla. — Taylor County Sheriff's Office is warning the local community of a recent scam.

The sheriff's office says it has received several complaints that an individual who is identifying himself as a Deputy with the sheriff's office is calling people and informing them that they have a warrant for their arrest.

The person then asks the victim to send money to avoid being arrested.

According to the sheriff's office, a cloned phone number is being used by the individual.

The sheriff's office says it would never contact you and ask you for any type of cash transaction over the telephone.