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Scam number dials 911 in Calhoun County

Another scam has some cell phone users accidentally dialing 911 in Calhoun County.

Posted: Dec. 4, 2017 10:18 PM
Updated: Dec. 4, 2017 10:18 PM

CALHOUN COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Cell phone users in North Mississippi are accidentally dialing 911 in Calhoun County. 

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911 Director Wayne Stone says they received several calls on Monday from other counties. 

He says these calls come from those calling back an unknown number beginning with (662) 413-...

Stone warns this is a scam, "when they call back it is going straight to Calhoun County 911."

At this time there is no way to stop this scam. Stone added this is a serious situation that is "messing with people's lives."

The 911 dispatch center in Calhoun County received calls from New Albany, Strayhorn, and other areas in North Mississippi. 

Stone advises you do not call back any number you do not recognize. If it is important most callers will leave a voicemail. 

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