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Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office
Wednesday January 16th, 2013 :: 12:20 p.m. EST

Advisory

SCAM ALERT

THE PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE HAS RECIEVED COMPLAINTS FROM CITIZENS IN OUR COUNTY WHO ARE RECEIVING TELEMARKETING CALLS THAT APPEAR TO BE FROM THE (876) AREA CODE, WHEREAS THE CALLER WILL SOUND VERY CONVINCING AND BELIEVABLE AND WILL ATTEMPT TO GET YOU TO OBTAIN A GREEN DOT CARD OR SOME OTHER PRE-PAID/ PRE-LOADED CREDIT CARD AT A LOCAL RETAIL STORE AND CALL HIM OR HER BACK WITH THE CARD NUMBER TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE. THE SHERIFFS OFFICE HAS DETERMINED THIS TO BE A SCAM. ALL CITIZENS SHOULD AVOID GIVING OUT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION OVER THE TELEPHONE AND SHOULD AVOID PAYING ANYONE TO RECEIVE A PRIZE.

Address/Location
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office
21 Main St
Chatham, VA 24531

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 434-432-7800

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