Scam alert: Sheriffs don't make a habit of demanding money for fines

Scam alert: Sheriffs don't make a habit of demanding money for fines

RICHLAND COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - The Richland County Sheriff's Office doesn't make a practice of demanding money for fines, warrants, subpoenas, etc.

Authorities have received reports from residents in the area that people are representing themselves as members of that office and demanding money.

This is a common scam throughout the U.S., as noted in a press release from the Sheriff's Office:

This is a scam and the citizens of Richland County and others throughout the United States in multiple jurisdictions experience similar scams.

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