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Wood Co. officials warn of phone scam

WOOD COUNTY (WAOW) - The Wood County Sheriff's Department wants to warn people about a new telephone scam where people pretend to be an officer.

According to the department, a scammer has claimed to be a member of the sheriff's department. Officials say this is associated with a nationwide scam. These scammers claim the victim owes money for a loan and they often have a victim's personal information.

Authorities say if you are contacted by these scammers, contact your bank and police.

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