Catawba County sheriff warns of scam caller

Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid is warning of a scam caller posing as someone from the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office warrant division.

The caller asks for money on an unpaid summons, Reid said.

“This is NOT the Sheriff’s Office,” Reid said in a news release. “Please do not pay this.”

The number the scammer is calling from is 828-200-9771, the sheriff said.

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