Jones county scam, man calling local residents

March 7, 2016

 

JONES COUNTY, Miss - A man using the name 'Deputy Allen' in Jones county is calling local residents identifying himself as a Jones county deputy.

 

The Sheriff's department says he is claiming there is a warrant out for the person and is demanding $1,000.

 

If you receive a call it is a complete scam, the department says to hang up and report it as soon as possible.

 

If you have any questions or concerns you can call (601) 425-3147.

 

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