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Scams continue to circulate


The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office issued an updated consumer alert on Wednesday warning residents of telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS.

“We’ve received a great many reports lately and the Joint Communications Center in Green River is being flooded with calls,” Det. Dick Blust, the sheriff’s office public information officer, said.

“These callers are aggressive, even threatening, and they demand money. They can sound convincing when they call. They may know a lot about you, and they often alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is cal...

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