Barnwell County phone scam alert


BARNWELL COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) — The Barnwell County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a potential phone scam.

Authorities say the caller identifies himself as a detective and asks for prepaid cards.

The call comes from 803-541-1052, according to the department.

Officials say this is a scam

Remember, the Sheriff’s Office will never call and solicit money from citizens.

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