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Sheriff’s office warns of police impersonator targeting McHenry County residents

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a phone scam after a police impersonator reportedly called residents to ask for bond money. McHenry County College employees reported receiving phone calls and voicemails asking them to contact “Captain Terry Alexander” of the sheriff’s office regarding an urgent civil matter. When an unsuspecting resident calls […]

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Authorities warn of scammers impersonating the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office to steal money and personal information from residents

Authorities are warning the community of a phone scam where scammers claim they are with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office to steal money and personal information from residents. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said in a social media post yesterday that they were notified of the public receiving phone calls claiming they were from the […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Office warns about scammers targeting flood victims

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has issued a statement to remind Lake County residents of the increased risk of scammers attempting to capitalize on those impacted by flooding. “Often, in times of natural disaster there is an increase in door-to-door criminals attempting to solicit fraudulent business,” the sheriff’s office said. Officials said that both the […]