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STPSO warns of scammers impersonating deputies

STPSO warns of scammers impersonating deputies

Author: Action News 17/Saturday, May 11, 2019/Categories: Front Page, Crime

From the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office



The STPSO has been made aware of a SCAM involving individuals who make calls to residents claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office.


The call my even appear to be a Sheriff’s Office number.


The caller states they are trying to clear up an outstanding warrant or other legal matter and requests a payment to be made in the form of a prepaid credit card, gift card, or green dot card, over the telephone.This is a SCAM!


The STPSO does not collect money or clear active warrants over the telephone. If you need to verify the validity of any call from the STPSO, please contact dispatch at 985-898-2338.


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