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Beware New Phone Scam

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 either impersonate a family member who is in need of money, or will claim they are an attorney representing a family member who is in legal trouble and is in need of money. The scammer will then attempt to convince the victim to wire a significant amount of money in order to help the family member.

Sheriff Turner urges the public to exercise extreme caution if they receive telephone calls of this nature, and to not...


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