Social Security phone scam circulating Powell Co.

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POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Powell County Sheriff’s Office wants residents to be aware of a telephone scam going around.

The sheriff’s office say there have been several calls in the past couple days where someone claims to be from the Social Security Office trying to obtain personal information.They say they will stop payment if you do not release the information.

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The sheriff’s office says do not give anyone personal information over the phone.

If you have received a call like this, contact your bank and credit card holder to make them aware of any fraudulent activity in your accounts.