Phone scam in Kosciusko County

WARSAW, Ind. --- The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department is warning residents about another telephone scam.

Deputies say people are getting phone calls from a person who claims a family member or employee is in jail and needs bail money,

The caller will then ask the victim to forward money for bail, fines and court costs through a prepaid money card.

The caller will often portray themselves as a police officer, deputy or member of the jail staff.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department will not call you soliciting for bail money for any person in jail. 

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