Tazewell Sheriff’s Office warns people of phone scams

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TAZEWELL, VA (WVNS)– The holiday season is here, and law enforcement officers are advising people to be alert for scams. Tazewell County Deputies said the latest in the area is a group posing as the identity theft company LifeLock.

According to a release, the scammers are calling people and telling them that there are outstanding charges against them. After they tell you that they give you a case number from the Tazewell County Circuit Court.

The call comes from the number 1-800-693-1134. As always, you should never provide personal information over the phone. If you are victim contact the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office or the Virginia Attorney General’s Office.

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