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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 […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scammers pretending to be government officials

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said that phone scammers are targeting Lake County residents by using names of actual sheriff’s office employees and court judges in a new scam. The scam involves con artists calling Lake County residents and introducing themselves as a member of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The scammers use an actual […]