Boone county residents are cautioned of scammers posing as local law enforcement in the area.
According to Albion Police officials, these scammers will call residents telling them they owe back taxes and are subject to an arrest warrant if they do not pay.
The phone numbers the scammers are calling from include 202-622-3000 or 559-203-7078. They have also been showing up on caller ID as the Boone County Sheriff’s Office or the Albion Police Department.
If you have received a similar call or believe you may be getting scammed, contact your local law enforcement agency.