Brown County Phone Scam 23 Mar 12

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning concerning a new phone scam reported in the area. The scam artist will call places of business and give a name stating that they are from the local Sheriff’s Office. They then proceed to say they are seeking donations for the Sheriff’s Office. Brown County Sheriff Rich Hoffmann says that if someone is asking for money or any other type of personal information over the phone it is more than likely a scam.