A man has been calling Sevier County residents’ phones claiming to be a police officer to solicit money from victims.
The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous complaints pertaining to a telephone scam where somebody states that he is a representative from the SCSO named Lt. Stone.
According to the SCSO, the caller requests funds and/or bank account information, claiming that the donations are to benefit the department.
Officers from the SCSO said that they want to remind potential victims that they do not solicit money, donations or engage in fundraising of any kind over the phone, encouraging those who may receive these calls to not give out any personal information to the callers.
Those who believe they have been scammed are asked to contact the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office at 453-4668.

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