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Man asks for money and claims to be with Independence County Sheriff's Department

(Source: Associated Press) (Source: Associated Press)
INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

The Independence County Sheriff’s Department warns people in the county to be aware of a scam.

Chief Deputy Jeremy Qualls said a man who claims to be with the sheriff’s department has been calling people saying he had a warrant for their arrest.

Qualls said the man asked him for money orders.

He called the man and asked to identify himself.

The man told Qualls he was a lieutenant with the Independence County Sheriff’s Department.

Qualls said the man asked for $1,000 after he called his bluff.

The man then hung up after the demand.

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