Scam artist targets elderly

Credit: MGN

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department is warning citizens about a scam artist calling from a 337-200-1076 phone number.

The suspect is calling elderly residents and claiming to be a representative of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department.

The victims of this scam are being told a warrant has been issued for their arrest for failure to appear for grand jury selection.

The suspect is startling victims and attempting to convince them to reveal credit card and identity information.

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