JACKSON COUNTY, MI — At the least two separate telephone rip-off operations have been focusing on Jackson County residents previously few weeks, police mentioned.
Deputies from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Workplace have obtained a number of stories just lately of a rip-off caller posing as a sergeant from their division asking for funds in money, present playing cards or cryptocurrency, police mentioned.
“Now we have heard that the perpetrator(s) are very persistent — inform them you’re calling 911…. be assured,” police suggested in a press release on the division’s Fb web page.
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A barely completely different rip-off was delivered to police consideration on Monday, March 13. An unknown individual has been calling Jackson County residents and claiming they’d missed jury responsibility and in the event that they don’t ship cash instantly they are going to be arrested by a deputy, police mentioned.
The sheriff’s workplace reminds residents that it’ll by no means contact residents telling them they’ve warrants, or ask for fee over the telephone.
Police are urging residents to not fall for both of those scams.
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