Monday, 13 April 2015

Russ Whitney alerts-Senior Citizens be Aware of Scam Target

The senior citizens have been warned in Lee County of a scam involving callers threatening arrests if the call recipient doesn't purchase a gift card.The office from where they receive several calls has been found this weekend from senior citizens.

There were stating that a warrant for their arrest was out for them and that a member of the Lee County Sheriff's Office is calling and demanding that they settle their warrants by purchasing gift cards and sending them the numbers.So far, the victims have been older citizens.

The office head confirmed it is not calling people and demanding they settle their warrants by gift, debit, or credit card.If you receive a call of this nature do not give out personal financial information or purchase gift cards to settle the debt over the phone.If you have received this phone call, contact the Lee County Sheriff's Office as soon as possible.

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