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Scammer is posing as sheriff's deputy

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The Dakota County Sheriff’s office and local law enforcement authorities have received numerous reports of an individual attempting to impersonate a Dakota County deputy sheriff.


The contacts typically involve a phone call from an individual who claims to be a Dakota County deputy sheriff. The caller informs the citizen that he/she had failed to serve their required time on jury duty and, therefore, a warrant would be issued for their arrest unless they pay a specific dollar amount

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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