MARION COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Marion County Sheriff’s office has warned their residents of phone and online scams involving individuals requesting payment for relieving an arrest warrant.
The scammers have requested payments by:
- Gift Cards
- Green Dot Cards
- Prepaid Visa/Mastercards
- iTunes Cards
- Google Play
- Payment Cards
- Money Transfers
If you or a family member or loved one think that you have been contacted by a phone or email scammer and were told that you have a warrant from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office which can be settled by paying a fine over the phone or email, it is a scam.
Do not provide your card number and personal information to the scammer over the phone or send them pictures of prepaid card numbers.
If you are on the phone with a scammer, hang up immediately and contact the sheriff’s office.