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Sheriff warns of scammers


January 10, 2018

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley is reminding county residents that scams by phone, email or on the internet are prevalent around the nation, including Linn County. They usually involve someone contacting you, posing as someone else trying to get you to send them money.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office warned that it had received several complaints Friday, Jan. 5, from citizens stating they were contacted by phone from a deputy and told they had a warrant.

“Most of citizens reporting this incident are local school employees, but everyone should be aware,” said Sgt. Brad O’Dell....

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