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Sheriff’s office takes report of phone scam


This news story was published on January 25, 2011.
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The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office tool a report of a possible phone scam on Monday afternnon.

According to the Sheriff’s Department report, complainant received a call from Jamaica, (1-876-376-3837) stating that she had a package coming to her from UPS with $850,000.00 dollars in it. Complainant refused to give any information and hung up on the caller. Complainant called the number back and spoke with a guy who had broken english and was told to hold on but no one came back to speak with her.

The complainant was told if this continues or if someone shows up and their house to contact authorities immediately.|

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