The Clay County Sheriff’s Department is warning Clay County citizens of a recent phone scam circulating through the area.
According to a report the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, the Department has been receiving reports of scammers calling residents and using spoof techniques to make the residents believe that a local business is contacting them. These scammers then try to obtain personal information, such as social security numbers, birth date, and account information. They will then use the information to defraud the resident. The Sheriff’s Department reminds all citizens to not give out any personal information on the phone.
If you feel that you have received a suspicious phone call, contact the Sheriff’s Department immediately.