FCSO warns of new scam

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) would like to remind residents that at no time will the Sheriff’s Office ask for money over the phone, nor will they ask for a gift card for payment.

If you receive a call from someone stating they are Chris Peterson with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office stating you have a warrant, this is a scam.

If you have any questions about a call you received from someone stating, they are with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office
please hang up and call the office directly to verify.

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Frederick county sheriff’s department warns of scam

Frederick County Sheriff’s Department is warning citizens of scammers who are calling and saying that you have missed jury duty.

They are identifying themselves as employees of the Sheriff’s department and are trying to collect money over the phone.

Hang up!

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office will not call you or request money for missing jury duty.

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Scam Alert for the area

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The Warren County Sheriff’s Department is advising citizens of a telephone scam that is reaching as far as North Carolina.

The caller is stating that he is “Captain Steven Owens” with Warren County/Front Royal calling people and stating that a warrant has been issued for missing jury duty.

He states that they must bring their driver’s license and money to the Sheriff’s Office.

This individual has a very southern accent, and the background noise sounds like a “police radio”.

Warren County Sheriff’s Office will not call you if you miss jury, nor ever ask you to bring money.

If you receive one of these calls, please hang up and do not engage. Notify the Sheriff Office immediately, 540-635-4128.

SCSO warns of scam

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The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office is receiving reports once again regarding scam calls coming from people attempting to impersonate deputies, supervisors, or investigators within the agency.

The scam calls attempt to get the victim to send money in an attempt to resolve a legal issue.

The Sheriff’s office wants to remind residents they will not call you in an attempt to request money.

If you are unsure about a call you have received, hang up and call the Sheriff’s Office directly at 540-459-6100.

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VFW scam in Page County

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The Page County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents, especially small business owners, about a scam involving individuals pretending to represent the local VFW Comer-Jones Post 621 in Luray.

The scam is attempting to lure local businesses into buying advertising for a community calendar through an email and by phone.

They are not affiliated with the the VFW and have contacted people in the area and outside the state.

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WCSO warns of new scam

Warren County Sheriff's Office

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office wants to make citizens aware of a new scam in the area.

An individual has made calls identifying himself as Deputy Moore of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and asked for money or a warrant would be issued for their arrest.

The scam has been reported in a neighboring county, but the Sheriff’s office wants all local residents to be aware of the situation.

Deputies in Warren County will not contact you regarding payment.

If anyone calls stating that they work for the office, hang up and call 540-635-4128.

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