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Officials warn of possible phone scam in Cumberland County

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The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office wants to warn the community of a phone scam.

Officials have received several reports that individuals have gotten calls from the Sheriff's Office saying that the person owes money and must make payment immediately or they will be arrested.

According to a news release, the calls may even appear as the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office or the Cumberland County's phone number on the caller ID.

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says they do not address such issues over the phone, rather, they would send uniformed personnel to the homes of individuals with formal paperwork, like civil papers or a warrant.

Anyone receiving such phone calls should assume it is a scam and discontinue the call immediately.

Individuals are also asked to report any suspicious calls referencing the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office by calling 717-240-6390.

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