Wood Co. Sheriff's Department warns locals about phone scam

WOOD COUNTY (KYTX) - People in Wood County are being asked to be aware of an unknown person or persons calling and telling them they have a relative that is in prison in a foreign country and that a large amount of money is required to have the relative released.

Wood County Sheriff Jim Brown recommends that you not send any money for bail or bond to anyone without verification.

If you are contacted by someone that solicits you in this manner you are asked to notify the sheriff's department at 903-763-2201.






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