Sheriff Mrotek Warns Community of Reported Scam in Area
Sawyer County Sheriff Doug Mrotek says that the Sheriff's Office has recently received multiple calls from citizens regarding a scam.
(Press Release) -- The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office has recently received several complaints of internet and telephone scams involving gift cards such as iTunes, Google Play, etc. where companies and/or people request payment from the victim for a product or service, by gift card.
While these are all legitimate gift cards, scammers are using them in fraudulently obtaining money from victims.
Be careful anytime you are dealing with any online financial transaction with a person, or company that you are not familiar with, or do not know personally.
For more information: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2018/05/asked-pay-gift-card-dont
Per Sawyer County Sheriff Douglas Mrotek