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Cook County Sheriff warns of scam calls.

Jun 18, 2019 05:13PM ● By Editor
Media Release from the Cook County Sheriff's Office - June 18, 2019

The Sheriff’s Office has been advised that several local residents have again been receiving common fraudulent phone calls stating that a relative is in jail out of state and demanding money. The caller also states that a lawyer will be following up. These are scam calls and are not real.

Hang up and do not offer personal financial information over the phone. 

Contact: Sheriff Pat Eliasen, 218-370-3030 or [email protected]

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