The Washington County Sheriff’s Department warns about a scam in which someone claiming to be a deputy tells you to pay now or face arrest later. Captain Martin Schulties says the callers are using the names of actual deputies
Schulties says this is the first time he has ever see actual employee names being utilized. He says it isn’t hard to find the deputies names, it is alarming that the scammers are starting to use these tactics.
The calls are going out across southeast Wisconsin. Schulties says if law enforcement needs to contact you, they’ll at your door, not calling.
-Wisconsin Radio Network