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Scam alert out for Oktibbeha County residents

The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department is alerting residents about a phone scam.

Posted: Jan 5, 2018 7:19 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department is alerting residents about a phone scam.

The department says on its Facebook page people have been getting calls saying there was a warrant for their arrest and a Money Pack Visa card was needed to pay a fine.

The sheriff's department says it will never ask for or accept payments over the phone.  

It also won't accept any payments by credit card.

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