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Scam alert: Troup Co. Sheriff imposter tricks callers into paying fines

TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) -

The Troup County Sheriff's Office wants to warn people about a scam aimed at taking your hard-earned money.

The sheriff's office tells News Leader 9 that someone is calling people and posing as a member of the department.

They say a caller is asking people to go get a money order and call back with the information to pay a fine.   

The sheriff's office says the do not collect fines through making phone calls. If you receive one of these calls, you are asked to hang up.

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