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By WHIO Staff,
The Miami County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a recent phone scam.
According to a social media post from the sheriff’s office, a man calling himself Brian Lewis is calling residents and telling them they missed a court date.
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“He is trying to get money out of people in lieu of an arrest warrant,” the sheriff’s office said. “This is a common scam that keeps coming back periodically.”
The sheriff’s office is reminding residents that law enforcement agencies will never solicit funds for any reason.
If you receive such a call, you can report it to your local law enforcement agency.
SCAM ALERT Male calling himself Brian Lewis is calling Miami County residents telling them he is a Deputy and they... Posted by Miami County Sheriff's Office Troy, Ohio on Tuesday, September 19, 2023
SCAM ALERT Male calling himself Brian Lewis is calling Miami County residents telling them he is a Deputy and they...