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FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. – The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is warning about a scammer calling people and identifying himself as Forsyth County Deputy Sergeant Bradley.

In the scam, the caller claims some type of civil process has been issued and the person who answers the phone needs to pay a fee to avoid being arrested for failing to appear.

Officers said he also leaves a call back number that leads to a voicemail stating the caller reached the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

Forsyth County deputies said they have received several calls about the phone scam over the past couple days.

The Sheriff’s Office never requires a fee to be paid directly to a deputy.

Deputies warn never to provide your credit card number or other personal information without verification of the individual’s true identity and verified affiliation.

Anyone who has been subject to this scam, can call the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 722-2112.