Hancock County Sheriff Issues Warning About Scam

Posted on July 15, 2020

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office informed Hancock County citizens ro be aware of a possible scam.  


The scam involves receiving a telephone call from the Sheriff’s Office Administration number 419-424-7097.  


The caller states he is Sheriff Heldman and informs you that an investigation is underway involving your social security number.  


The caller states if you don’t comply with his orders you could be subject to arrest.  


Be advised the Sheriff would not call you directly in reference to this matter and to hang up and call the non-emergency number 419-422-2424 and report this activity.  

Remember to never give out your personal information and always verify claims involving your social security information by calling your local Social Security Office.

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