ALERT: Scammer Claims to Be From Dubois County Sheriff's Office and Asks For Money


DUBOIS COUNTY -- The Dubois County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a new phone scam targeting folks in the county.

Someone is calling residents pretending to be an investigator with the Sheriff’s Department and asking them to pay for a warrant or other fine.

The real investigators say this is a scam. Never give out personal information over the phone and don’t pay money to anyone who contacts you by phone.

The number this scammer is calling from appears as its coming from Petersburg.  The number to look out for is (812) 789 – 4001.