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Deputies warn of scam callers targeting Livingston Parish residents

4 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, June 27 2019 Jun 27, 2019 June 27, 2019 12:59 PM June 27, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies say scammers are contacting Livingston Parish residents in an attempt to get cash.

The sheriff office post a notice on social media Thursday saying the callers are posing as deputies, saying there is a warrant out for their arrest due to a missed jury duty appearance. They then try to convince the victim to send money through an app in order to resolve the problem.

The sheriff's office said a number that keeps reappearing is (225) 424-8143. Anyone who receives such a call is advised to hang up and call law enforcement.

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