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News - March 12, 2014

Scam: Paying to avoid arrest

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office say that residents have been receiving bogus phone calls claiming that arrest warrants have been issued in their name. The caller, who poses as an employee of the Sheriff's Office, says that to avoid arrest, residents must buy a prepaid GreenDot debit card.

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