GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Police are notifying Brown County residents of a recent scam that is circulating the area this weekend. According to the Green Bay Police Department and the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, they have been made aware of a phone scam happening across the county at a ‘high frequency’.
“This is an illegal scam and no one from the Brown County Sheriff’s Office would ever call a civilian and ask for money over the phone for a fine or violation,” writes the Brown County Sheriff’s Office. If you feel personal information may have been given out, deputies are asking residents to contact their local law enforcement to file a report. Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
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