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Lake County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scammer impersonating the sheriff’s office

Authorities are warning Lake County residents that a scammer, who is impersonating a police officer, has been calling residents and threatening them with fake warrants in order to steal money. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said they are investigating several deceptive practices and impersonating a peace officer cases in the county. The offender is calling […]

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Scammers calling McHenry County residents, threatening them with fake arrest warrants, officials say

Police say that multiple McHenry County residents received phone calls Friday from someone claiming to represent the sheriff’s office, threatening their arrest if they did not pay the scammer in gift cards. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said that the community is being targeted in what they call a warrant phone call scam. Scammers are […]