Lyon County Sheriff’s Office Release Phone Scam Warning

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about an attempted phone scam in Lyon County. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the suspect called the victim and claimed he was a deputy. He went on to say that LCSO had warrants out for their arrest, and requested the victim give money to remove those warrants. The Sheriff’s office wants to remind you that fines associated with warrants are never handled personally by a deputy. If you get a call like this you’re advised to hang up and report the incident immediately.