Saturday, November 18, 2017

STPSO warns that con men are impersonationg sheriff’s deputies

STPSO warns that con men are impersonationg sheriff’s deputies
Posted: May 18, 2017
Categories: Front Page, Crime
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From the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office

**SCAM ALERT**
Several people have called the STPSO today after they received a call from a man, pretending to be a sheriff's deputy, by the name of LT. Mark Stringer. The number this person is calling from is 985-318-0084. The fake deputy is telling people they missed jury duty and have an attachment out for their arrest. This person then instructs the "victim" to get three $500 MoneyPak/Green Dot/Prepaid cards, go to a kiosk at the sheriff's office to pay their attachment, then convinces the person the kiosk isn't working and to give them the prepaid card numbers over the phone. This victim is now out of $1500 dollars.

This is a SCAM! Anyone with information about who is behind this is asked to send us a crime tip through our website or Facebook, asked to call the sheriff's office, or asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.
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