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Phone scam

The Federal Trade Commission is warning Delta County residents to be wary of scammers posing as county sheriffs, lawyers, and bounty hunters who claim to have arrest warrants. 

Authorities report missed jury duty scam

Aug 13, 2014
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Local law enforcement agencies are warning area residents of a telephone scam, where the victims are threatened with arrest if they don’t send the caller money via a pre-paid card.

Both the Greenville Police Department and the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office have received reports of the scam, which involves a fake warrant officer calling about missed jury duty.

Police warn of home inspection scams

Aug 1, 2014
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At least two Commerce residents have reported an unusual phone call in reference to roofing and foundation inspections.

The Commerce Police Department has received at least two reports of a person that has called residents wanting to set up unsolicited inspections of roof and foundations in the area.