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Bonner County Sheriff's Office warns of scammers posing as deputies

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BONNER COUNTY, Idaho -

The Bonner County Sheriff's Office says they have been receiving numerous calls regarding a fraud scam in the county.

The caller identifies himself as a deputy from the Bonner County Sheriff's Office with the "Warrants and Citations Division" and claims there is an active warrant or fines are owed. On some calls, the caller claims fines are owed for failure to appear for jury duty.

The caller sometimes identifies himself as "Deputy Bowen" and calls from 208-223-0200.

The sheriff's office warns not to give out personal information or send any form of money to any caller without verifying their identity by contacting dispatch at 208-265-5525.

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