Tishomingo County warns of phone scam

The sheriff is reminding citizens, and anyone affected by this scam, that the sheriff’s department does not contact people in this manner.

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 12:54 PM

IUKA, Miss. (WTVA) - The sheriff in Tishomingo County is warning county residents of an apparent phone scam.

Sheriff John Daugherty says citizens are being called by a scammer who is claiming a warrant is out for the victim’s arrest.

He says the scammer is using an actual phone number that is registered to the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office, 662-423-7000.

The sheriff is reminding citizens, and anyone affected by this scam, that the sheriff’s department does not contact people in this manner.

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