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Ohio County Sheriff’s Office Warning Residents About Latest Scam

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A warning has been issued for Ohio County residents as a scam has been circulating the area.

In the scam, a man identifies himself as Lieutenant Greg Allen and says the person didn’t show up for grand jury duty. He then asks them to go to Kroger to get $4,500 worth of “green dot cash packs.”

Authorities want residents to know this is a scam and not to fall for it. Authorities the scam has originated from two numbers, one, a Georgia number – 404-693-0140, and the other, a West Virginia number – 304-308-3520.

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