Sheriff's office issues scam warning

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Local law enforcement is warning the community of a scam affecting our area.

The Webb County Sheriff's office tells us they have seen an increase in scam reports.

They say scammers will call and say there is an arrest warrant on the victim’s name, and ask for personal information to be used for things like identity fraud. They may even ask for some sort of payment.

The Sheriff's office would like to remind you that they never call the public asking for personal information or any payment.

The Sheriff's office recommends you hang-up the phone if they ask for a payment or any personal details.