Powder River Examiner -

Sheriffs Dept takes calls on scams


September 20, 2018

The Powder River Sheriff’s Department has had reports about a variety of scams affecting locals. One scam involves a caller telling people they have a warrant out for their arrest, and sending a certain amount of money will remedy the situation and keep them out of jail.

Another scam, which has affected local businesses, involves an email scam which claims to be a customer who had their credit card overcharged, and wants the business owner to refund their money (and thus gain access to even more money).

Sheriff Drane emphasized that unless the person in question is someone you’ve been...

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