Scammers Targeting Area Residents

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department is warning of scammers calling residents of Livingston County and the surrounding area.  Sheriff Steve Cox says some callers are portraying to be a deputy with this office.  The caller was telling the intended victim they had a warrant for their arrest and needed to take additional steps (involved sending money or buying cards and […]

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Attempted Scam Of Local Resident

Scammers were nearly successful in targeting a local resident.  The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department reports the intended victim was called by someone claiming the victim’s credit card had been charged nearly $1,200 and conned the victim into allowing the caller to gain access to his computer.  This was supposedly done to allow his computer to be cleaned of whatever virus […]

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Local Resident Falls Victim To Scammers

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department began an investigation of a scam reported Monday.  A local senior citizen was contacted multiple times and fell for the scam, resulting in a loss of $19,000.  The victim had been told they won the Publishers Clearing House Money and a new vehicle.  The victim sent money three times. Sheriff Steve Cox says the victim […]

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