ST. CLOUD (WJON News) -- The Stearns County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a new phone scam that's circulating.

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Sheriff's Office dispatch has received multiple calls from citizens who say they've received a phone call from someone who says they are a Stearns County Sheriff's Sergeant.

The caller then asks for medical information, legal documents or tries to intimidate the victim about unpaid or past-due fines. The calls are a scam intended to gather personal information or money from their victims.

If you receive a call like this, never give out any personal information, hang up, and then call the sheriff's office.





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