Jackson County Sheriff's Office warns of scam calls

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office can be reached at (256) 574-2610.

Posted: May 21, 2019 10:25 PM

Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office says the department received three reports on Tuesday about a telephone scam.

Harnen says victims received calls from "my lawn Forssman agency out of Texas." He says one person said a caller claimed to be from the Drug Enforcement Agency, and another said the caller claimed to be from a county sheriff's office.

According to Harnen, the callers claim they found a car or some luggage with the individual's name and drugs in it. He says one person gave a scammer personal information, and the two others realized it was a scam, hung up and called the sheriff's office.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office can be reached at (256) 574-2610.

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