In The News – Local phone scam impersonates Washoe County law enforcement
February 6, 2024 | Member Submitted
Originally Published in The Tahoe Daily Tribune on 2/03/24, Written by Brenna O’Boyle
WASHOE COUNTY, Nev. – Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents here to be alert about a phone scam where the caller impersonates a law enforcement official.
There has been an increased number of phone scam reports here recently, according to a Washoe County Sheriff’s report.
The report reminds residents that caller ID may be manipulated to reflect law enforcement is calling. This could be from a law enforcement agency, the Sheriff’s Office or 911.