Sheriff’s Office Looking into Stealing Case by Scam

(Jefferson County) Sheriff’s deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are looking into a stealing case by deceit.

The alleged incident occurred on August 1st to a resident in the 80 block of Rex Aire in Arnold. Sheriff’s office spokesperson Grant Bissell has more.

Bissell adds the victim was instructed to get $2,000 in money orders, using $100 to ship the money orders through FedEX Overnight to a “bank” supposedly in Portland, Oregon, while keeping $400 for himself.

People can report telephone scams to the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-382-4357.