TELEPHONE SCAMMER IMPERSONATING A MACON COUNTY      

                                               SHERIFF'S OFFICE DETECTIVE

 

 DATE: August 10, 2015

 

Macon County State's Attorney Jay Scott and Macon County Sheriff Thomas Schneider announced today that area residents are receiving calls from a person identifying himself as Detective Lewis Flemming with the Macon County Sheriff s Office. This is a scam. There is no such person employed by the Sheriff s Office.


If you receive this call hang up. If you suspect a scam has been committed or attempted, please call the Elder Fraud Hotline at 217-615-7582. All calls are answered by State's Attorney Jay Scott or Sheriff Thomas Schneider. To learn more about scams visit the State's Attorney's website at www.sa-macon-il.us .

 

Jay Scott

                                                                                                  Macon County State's Attorney