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SCAM ALERT: Jessamine Co.

The Jessamine Co. Sheriff is warning local residents of several reports of a scam making the rounds in the area.

Fayette Co. Sheriff: Phone scam resurfaces in Lexington

The Fayette Co. Sheriff says a phone scam has resurfaced in Lexington, and is alerting people not to be fooled.

Utility phone scam in Laurel County

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is warning people of a utility company phone scam circulating in the county.

AG, Sheriffs warn of phone scams

Kentuckians are being targeted over the phone by scam artists claiming to be county sheriff’s deputies who can help residents resolve a federal warrant that has been issued against them – but for a price.

SCAM ALERT: KSP cites two phone scams in London area

Kentucky State Police in London are warning residents in the area to beware of two phone scams making the rounds.

Phone Scam: Man posing as Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy

The Madison County Sheriff's Office is warning people about a phone scam involving a man claiming to be a sheriff's deputy.

SCAM ALERT: Don’t fall for “Deputy James Marshal”

Franklin Co. Sheriff Pat Melton is telling people to beware of a telephone scam making the rounds in Frankfort.

Berea PD: Phone scam involves fake sweepstakes prize

Berea police are warning the community about a phone scam that has targeted several people in the community.

KSP: Scam using State Police phone number

The Kentucky State Police would like the make the public aware of a reported scam defrauding individuals by using a Kentucky State Police phone number. Campbellsburg Post 5 has been made aware of a telephone scam in which the caller claims to be from Advance America, phone number 646-583-2929, requesting money in reference to a loan. Investigators say the scam progresses to an individual calling the same victim claiming to be from the IRS and asking for more money. State Police say the reported victim then receives a call from 502-532-6363 from an individual claiming to be a Kentucky State Trooper and threatening legal action if more money is not paid.

State treasurer warns of phone scam

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Kentucky Treasurer Todd Hollenbach is warning people about a new phone scam. Someone is reportedly calling people and identifying...

Phone scam in Fayette County

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says someone is calling people claiming to be a sheriff’s office employee.

Phone Scam alert in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff is warning people of a phone scam. Investigators say the caller identifies himself as...

Utilities say businesses targeted in bill scam

Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities say businesses are being asked in a telephone scam to pay their utility bills over the phone.

Watch out for phony IRS debt scam

The scammers are reportedly telling folks they owe money to the IRS, and threaten to take legal action if they do not pay right away.

Scam Alert: Bogus IRS calls reported in Laurel County

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is warning people about a reported phone scam.

SCAM: Asking for credit card, pretending to be deputy

Police say they have manipulated the caller ID to show up as Scott Co. Sheriff’s Office (502-863-7855). The scammers are using actual deputy names, as well.

Phone Scam Warning: Impersonating police

Fayett County Sherriff’s office is warning Lexington residents to beware of a recent phone scam.

Richmond Police Warn Community About IRS Phone Scam

Richmond Police warned the community Tuesday about an ongoing phone scam. The department had received several complaints about calls from a person who identified themselves as an IRS representative.

SCAM ALERT: New Phone Scam Reported In Franklin Co.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office issued a scam warning Friday. Deputies said someone was calling people and telling them that federal grant money was available to them.

Police: Beware Of Laurel County Health Dept. Phone Scam

Authorities warned people in London about a reported phone scam. Police said someone who claimed to be from the Laurel County Health Department was calling people and asking for donations.

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