Phone scam circulating Jessamine County

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JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office says they have been receiving complaints about a phone scam.

They say people have been getting phone calls saying the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office tells people they have a warrant and need to go get a gift card and send in the amount they owe for that warrant.

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The sheriff’s office says that is not how they do business, and does not call someone to tell them they have a warrant.

If you receive a call like this, you can contact the sheriff’s office at 859-885-4139.