Phony Sheriff Fundraiser Warning
A warning for residents of Calaveras County: watch out for a phony telephone fundraising scam.
The Calaveras County Sheriff´s Department says someone is calling residents, asking for a ten-dollar donation to benefit the “Dead Deputies Fund”.
Officials say there´s no such fundraiser going on, and it´s important to avoid giving personal information to strangers over the phone.
If you feel you´ve been the victim of this or any other identity theft scam, you should contact the Sheriff´s Department.