SHERIDAN, WY— The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office reported a new scam circulating Sheridan County on Wednesday.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, scammers are imitating the Sheriff’s Office caller ID, and calling victims asking to transfer money in order to bail out a relative.

Lieutenant Levi Dominguez with SCSO said that they received several reports of the scam on Wednesday.

Dominguez said that anyone who is unsure if a phone call from the Sheriff’s Office is a scam or not should contact the SCSO at 307-672-3455.

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