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Gallatin County Sheriff's Office warns residents of scams

 

January 19, 2022

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office has been receiving calls from multiple residents reporting a scam involving their office. The latest scam type is an elaboration on an old one. The caller says they are from the Sheriff's Office, informs the victim that they owe the GCSO money for some reason, and tells them to get gift cards to send over the phone in order to avoid arrest.

These calls can look and feel very convincing. It is easy to clone the GCSO phone numbers and deputy names are publicly available, so the call may look and sound like it comes from the Sheriff's Office. Please know w...



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