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.