Woman scammed by person claiming to be law enforcement

The woman lost a total of $1800 due to the fraudulent calls.
Mgn 1280x960 80724b00 Ttoim

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A 67-year-old woman received a phone call from a person claiming to be with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office on September 13th.

The woman was notified there were two warrants out for her arrest for failing to appear for jury duty.

During the phone call the woman spoke to multiple people claiming they were members of law enforcement.

The woman was notified to pay a fine of $1800 using Green Dot cards from Hy-Vee.

She was instructed by the impersonators to send the cards to 575 S. 10th St, the address of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

An investigation is currently ongoing, and suspects have not been identified.

An LPD spokesperson said to remember that legitimate law enforcement will never ask you to pay fines in the method used by the impersonators.


Categories: News