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Phone scams an increasing occurrence


Phone scams are not a new occurrence to Cheyenne County residents, but a new surge of calls warrants residents to take precautionary measures when dealing with potential criminal callers.

Sheriff John Jensen said phone scams have been occurring for as long as he can remember, but he has seen an increase in volume and persistence.

“Over all I think our community is very smart when it come to these scans, because they have been going on for so long,” Jensen said.

There are a few different scams to be aware of and the list is always changing as criminals find new ways to scam the public.


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