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Complaints of phone scam in the area

 

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department’s Criminal Investigation Division received a complaint in regards to a phone scam.

The complainant advised they received a call indicating their debit card had been temporarily locked. The complainant was instructed to press a combination of numbers that would transfer them to a call center.

Sheriff’s officials are suggesting anyone who receives a similar call to not press any numbers, and instead hang up the phone. The complainant’s bank was notified and confirmed this was a scam.

 

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