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Telephone Scam

 

September 23, 2020



Jo Daviess County Sheriff Kevin Turner is warning the public about a possible telephone scam occurring in Jo Daviess County. The scammer telephones a resident and will impersonate an officer with the Social Security Office. The scammer will then attempt to convince the victim that someone was using their social security number fraudulently. The scammer will want you to verify your name and social security number. In some cases, the scammer will want funds wired to clear up your social security number.

Sheriff Turner urges the public to exercise extreme caution if they receive tel...



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