Scammers claim to work with sheriff
County residents may get a call from someone seeking donations and claiming to be from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, but the caller is a swindler according to the sheriff’s office.
In a media release issued Wednesday, Sheriff Mike Lowell warns residents about a scam involving callers seeking donations from county residents, typically seniors.
“These calls are bogus; no one from the sheriff’s office is making calls to solicit funds, and never will,” Lowell said in the release.
Reports to the sheriff’s office indicate callers, both male and female, seek donations of $1...
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