HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Hinds County deputies are warning residents about a phone scam.
The scammers are posing as deputies and threatening residents that they will be arrested if they don’t send them any money.
“The most recent happened this week when a scammer identifying himself as Major Bryant, calling from 601-873-3363 demanding that the targeted victim go immediately to a Dollar General Store and place money on a Green Dot Card for various amounts or they would be arrested.”
The sheriff’s department said they would never asking anyone to put money on a money card for any reason.
Contact local law enforcement if you receive any of these fraudulent type calls.