Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office warning residents of scam

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OKMULGEE COUNTY, Okla. – A sheriff’s office in eastern Oklahoma is warning residents of a scam involving their department.

According to the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office, residents in the county are receiving calls from a caller-ID number that says “Okmulgee County Sheriff.”

The sheriff’s office says the caller will attempt to get credit card information or have residents put money on a Green DOT card.

Officials say the sheriff’s office “does NOT do this.”

They advise residents to not give away any personal information over the phone, saying this is a scam.

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If you have any doubts after receiving a call, you can call the sheriff’s office at (918) 756-4311.

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