Originally published as a Plumas County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –
“The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of a new telephonic scam/con currently in operation in Plumas County and possibly other areas.
The suspect caller will identify him/herself as a Deputy of the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office and claim the victim has a warrant for arrest.
The caller will demand money and/or other identifying information. The caller may use the name of an actual PCSO Deputy or other employee.
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office will never demand money or other payment over the telephone for any reason.
Never give identifying information or access to any type of monetary payment device over the phone. If you believe you have been targeted by this or a similar scam, please contact PCSO.”
Alert out about another phone scam was last modified: March 24th, 2021 by