BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – The Boone County Sheriff’s Office warns residents of a recent phone call scam that intends to steal personal information.
The Boone County Sherrif said on Facebook that the scam involves someone posing as a deputy and claiming individuals failed to do one of the following:
- Pay a fine
- Show up to court
- Register as a prior offender
- Appear for jury duty
Though officers may call for legitimate reasons, the sheriff’s office reminds people that deputies will never try to collect money over the phone.
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