KSP warns of sex offender scam

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Phone, Scam
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HICKORY, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police are warning of a phone scam targeting convicted sex offenders.

Investigators say someone is calling convicted sex offenders and telling them they are non-compliant with the rules and restrictions they must abide by for being on the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry.

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The caller tells the sex offender to go to a local store and buy gift cards in order to rectify the situation.

Investigators say anyone who has been a target of this scam should contact their local law enforcement agency.