Man claims to be officer in NKY scam

Man claims to be officer in NKY scam
Officers in Boone County warn people about man claiming to be an officer. (Source: pexels.com)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A man claiming to be a lieutenant with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office is scamming people over the phone.

Police say that the man is cold calling people, telling them they are potentially wanted and the only way to solve the situation is to make a payment directly to him.

The Boone County Sheriff’s office stresses that they do not make phone calls demanding payments to void a legal process. Court fines should not be paid to the Boone County Sheriff’s office.

During the week of 11/12/2018 our Office has received multiple calls from concerned citizens regarding a person who is...

Posted by Boone County Sheriff's Office, KY on Friday, November 16, 2018

Copyright 2018 WXIX. All rights reserved.