Scammer uses name of St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office to target - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Scammer uses name of St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office to target victims

St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara has a warning for residents.

He says someone is operating a phone scam and is pretending to be a member of the sheriff's office.

The caller says he is Detective Shawn Woods and claims the person he is calling is part of a criminal investigation.

The scammer leaves a phone number that's similar to the main sheriff's office number which is (772) 462-7300.
 

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