Vernon County Sheriff's Report
August 19, 2020
From the week ending August 17, 2020
Avoiding scams during COVID-19:
While we are practicing social distancing to avoid COVID, how can we social distance from scams?
Per the Federal Trade Commission, do not trust caller ID. Scam calls have been showing up on caller ID’s as a familiar phone number and may look like the agency’s real number. Lately, this has been done by using the Social Security Administration’s phone number.
The recent SSA scam states your Social Security number...