- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A sheriff in eastern North Dakota is warning residents of an ongoing phone scam.

KFGO-AM (https://bit.ly/1hMaqy9 ) reports that the Cass County sheriff’s office says a caller is claiming to be with the department’s warrant division.

Chief Deputy Rick Majerus says those receiving the calls are threatened with arrest if they don’t pay an alleged fine.

The station reports the caller uses various ranks and names as part of the scam including Lt. Johnson and Capt. Laney.

Majerus says he is not aware of anyone having lost money to the scheme.


Information from: KFGO-AM, https://www.kfgo.com

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide