Sheriff Warns of New Round of Phone Scams

Sheriff Kevin J. McConville reports Financial Scams occurring within Putnam County. In the last few days, several county residents have reported receiving phone calls from subject(s) impersonating employees of financial institutions who solicit personal information to gain access to credit card and bank account information. Other residents have reported receiving calls from a subject impersonating a police officer who claims to be investigating a family member and requires money for bail or as part of an investigation.

Information to any unsolicited caller should never be shared. If a person’s identity cannot be easily confirmed or there is ever a question about the credibility of solicitors, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 845-225-4300 for assistance.