Sheriff Babb issues scam warning

Fayette County residents should be aware of a phone scam intended to extort money from unsuspecting victims, Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb said Tuesday.

Babb said his office has recently received complaints about a scam to extort money by using the fictitious name of a sheriff’s office employee.

Babb said his office last week was made aware of three incidents, all involving victims with the last name “White” that were contacted by a man claiming to be Lt. Darrell Jenkins of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.

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via The Citizen

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