Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office warning people of phone scam

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) – The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says there is a new phone scam happening in the area.

They said the call will come from someone pretending to be the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department. They claim there is a civil process that needs immediate attention. Then, the scammer will ask you to call 563-235-3669 and ask you to press extension #2.

The Sherrif’s Department said you should not respond to this phone call. The phone number does not belong to their office.

If you have given personal information to this number, contact local law enforcement.

Olivia Schmitt

Olivia Schmitt

Morning Reporter at KWWL
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