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Police warn of phone scam in Garrard County

Police say the caller is soliciting donations on behalf of the Lancaster Police Department or the Lancaster Fire Department.

Georgetown Police warn people of phone scam

Georgetown Police say they have received multiple reports of people getting phone calls from others pretending to be Georgetown Police.

Beware of phone scam in Clay Co.

The Clay County sheriff is warning people about a phone scam using the department’s name.

Sheriff warns of phone scam in Floyd County

Someone is posing as a Floyd County Sheriff's Deputy trying to rip people off in a phone scam, according to the Sheriff's Department.

BBB warns of robocalls saying “your Social Security will be suspended”

According to the Better Business Bureau, a new phone scam, impersonating government agencies has been reported.

Berea woman scammed out of $5,000

Berea police say a woman was scammed out of $5,000 by a man claiming to be a police officer.

Warren Co. sheriff warns of phone scam

The Warren County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens of a phone scam in which people are claiming to be associated with the courts.

Fayette County sheriff warns of scam

The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff is warning people about a phone scam involving its office.

Phone scam warning in Laurel County

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is warning people about a man calling people telling them they won a prize.

TIPS: How to avoid scams during holiday season

Scams are common during the holiday season. So, what can you do to avoid being a victim?

Versailles PD warn of possible phone scam

The Versailles Police Department says there is a possible phone scam involving one of the programs it helps.

Scammers posing as Franklin Co. Deputy Sheriff

Officials warn residents about scammers posing as a sheriff's deputy.

Utility scam phone calls target Kentucky customers

Scam Alert warning Kentuckians of reports of suspicious calls being made to utility customers in southeastern Kentucky.

Officials: Phone scam in Fayette County

On Tuesday afternoon The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff said they are warning residents of a telephone scam that has resurfaced in the Lexington area.

Lexington Police Warn of Phone Scam Targeting KU Customers

Lexington Police are warning people of a phone scam that targets Kentucky Utilities customers.

KSP: Phone Scam in Laurel County

State Police are warning people in Laurel County of a phone scam that has hit the area.

Government Grant Phone Scams – Better Business Bureau 8-3

ABC 36's Doug High talks with Heather Clary, of the Better Business Bureau, who has a warning about phone scams promising government grants.

UPDATE: Similar phone scams reported in Garrard, Pulaski Co.

Just a day after the Somerset Police Department warned citizens of a phone scam raising money for fallen officers, the Lancaster Police Department is saying a nearly identical scam has been reported in Garrard Co.

Phone scam targets grandparents

On Tuesday, the Whitley County Sheriff's Department says it received two complaints from unrelated parties stating that they had been contacted by people claiming to be their grandchildren, who were reportedly in need of help.

IRS Phone Scam – Better Business Bureau 5-4

Heather Clary, with the Better Business Bureau, joins ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop to talk about a phone scam making it's rounds in the region.

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