Text message scam circulating in Jackson County, sheriff’s office warns

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JACKSON COUNTY, Okla. – A sheriff’s office in southwestern Oklahoma is warning residents to be aware of a scam.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, several residents in the county have received a text message with a picture of two beheaded men.

Officials say the text message contains some personal information and also requires a payment of $5,000.

If the payment is not made, a threat of violence is made.

The sheriff’s office says this is a scam and residents should not give out any personal information or money.

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