Area sheriff’s office issues warning about recent phone scam

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a recent phone scam.

According to a social media post from the sheriff’s office, a man calling himself Brian Lewis is calling residents and telling them they missed a court date.

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“He is trying to get money out of people in lieu of an arrest warrant,” the sheriff’s office said. “This is a common scam that keeps coming back periodically.”

The sheriff’s office is reminding residents that law enforcement agencies will never solicit funds for any reason.

If you receive such a call, you can report it to your local law enforcement agency.

SCAM ALERT Male calling himself Brian Lewis is calling Miami County residents telling them he is a Deputy and they...

Posted by Miami County Sheriff's Office Troy, Ohio on Tuesday, September 19, 2023

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