People falling for scam involving someone posing as law enforcement

The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is warning people not to fall for a phone scam where someone is calling trying to get money.

Posted: Mar 30, 2018 6:54 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is warning people not to fall for a phone scam where someone is calling trying to get money.

The person is posing as the warrant division of the sheriff's department. 

According to the caller, there is a warrant out for the person's arrest, and that person will be arrested if he or she does not come up with money.

The sheriff's department says several people have fallen for the scam already.

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