CONTACT KY3 CONSUMER ALERT: Taney Co. sheriff warns you about phone scam

FORSYTH, Mo. -- The Taney County Sheriff's Office warns you to not fall for this scam.

This scam involves your phone. Sheriff Jimmie Russell reports people have received phone calls fro someone saying they are Captain Davis with the sheriff's department. They say the have a warrant for your arrest. The person then is supposed to meet "Captain Davis" with bond money.

The sheriff says this is a scam. Do not meet the person. Instead, call the Taney County Sheriff's Office at (417) 546-7250 or your local law enforcement agency to report it.

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