Tampa Bay Scam Alert


The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is alerting residents of a recent increase in scams where individuals impersonate deputies and even provide names and badges numbers. This scams are sophisticated enough that the information provided by the scammers can even check out on Google. They will go so far as to completely acknowledged jury duty scams.

The sheriff’s office will never request money or personal information over the phone and if you suspect you are being targeted by a scam, hang up the phone immediately and report it at 813-247-8200 or online.

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