Autauga County Sheriff's Office warning public of scam

Updated: Aug. 30, 2017 at 11:14 AM CDT
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AUTAUGA CO., AL (WSFA) - The Autauga County Sheriff's Department is warning the public of phone scam happening across the county.

According to the sheriff's office, there has been an individual identifying themselves as a sergeant from the sheriff's office. The caller tells the victim that there is a warrant out for their arrest. They then instruct the victim to purchase a green dot card from Wal-Mart and give the number to them.

The sheriff's office wants the public to understand that this is a scam and to not purchase these cards or any other type of pre-paid card.

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