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May 5, 2011
The Wood County Sheriff’s Office recently received a report on an incident regarding a resident being contacted and advised that a family member needed assistance. An unknown caller contacted the county resident and claimed to be his granddaughter in
If you receive a call from a person claiming to be a family member, out of the country, needing money to get out of the hospital or to be able to receive medical treatment. Do not sent money until you have verified with other family members that there is a legitimate need.
If you receive calls of this nature, please contact your local law enforcement agency.
Detective Sergeant Chuck Below