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Chatham Township Police Warn of Phone Scams

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The Morris County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about phone scams demanding green dot cards to satisfy outstanding warrants.

Residents are receiving phone calls from a person identifying themselves as Sgt. Jackson, badge number 3319, of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office. He informs the residents they have an active bench warrant. While staying on the phone with him, he then instructs them to purchase green dot cards (prepaid credit cards) in specific amounts and to bring them to 560 W. Hanover Ave. in Morris Township.

The Morris County Sheriff’s Office wants the public to be aware that these calls are a scam and residents should notify their local authorities should they receive these calls. It should be noted this scam has been around for the last three years.

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Sheriff James M. Gannon said, “For the safety of all citizens, any warrant-related transactions should go through the Morris/Sussex Vicinage Probation Services Division. Residents should be aware that warrant detectives do not accept any payments from citizens.” 

Crime Prevention Tips to Help Avoid Falling Victim to this Scam: 
• Be suspicious of callers who demand immediate payment for any reason. 
• Remember that anyone who has the number on a Green Dot MoneyPak card, has access to the funds on the card. 
• Never give out personal or financial information to anyone who emails or calls you unsolicited. 
• Never wire money, provide debt or credit card numbers or Green Dot MoneyPak card numbers to someone you do not know.

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