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Phone Scam Warning Issued by Somerset County Sheriff's Office

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County residents are receiving calls from a Lt. Dan O’Brien or Sgt.  Dan O’Brien from telephone number  908-505-8872 advising them they have an active warrant and that they need to handle this matter.

This individual has asked people to meet with him or purchase vouchers at a CVS to pay off the warrant, according to the advisory from the Sheriff's Office.

Dan O’Brien does not work for the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office and the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office does not take payment vouchers or wire payments for any Sheriff’s Office business, according to to the advisory.

Anyone who receives a call from this individual or similar individual should contact the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office at 908-231-7140 or local police department.

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