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Be aware of law enforcement telephone scam

 

September 27, 2018



The telephone scam of callers claiming to be law enforcement continues to be reported here in Dane County. According to Madison Police, they had two citizens report that someone called them claiming to be with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Unit, and that they needed to provide cash to resolve a legal matter. One victim got as far as taking money from the bank before they were alerted by bank staff that is was probably a scam.

No matter what the situation; an arrest warrant, missed jury duty, or an unpaid ticket, we will not call and ask for your money over the telephone...



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