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Lawrence County, Ohio Sheriff’s Office scam warning

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Published: Jan. 6, 2021 at 11:34 AM EST
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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) - The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a scam.

They have received calls from citizens saying they’ve gotten calls from someone claiming to be “Deputy Brown” with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. The person is asking for social security information and personal finance information.

The sheriff’s office says there is no deputy with the last name of Brown.

Deputies also say they would not call and ask for this type of information.

If you receive this phone call, you’re asked to hang up and do not give them any of your personal information.

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