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WPSO: Beware of phone scam


Scam calls appear to be from Sheriff’s Office, but are not

The Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office was alerted of a scam involving people receiving calls that appear to be from the Sheriff’s Office. 

A male calls and identifies himself as an officer of the Sheriff’s Office stating a person has warrants and demanding money. 

Chief Deputy Bobby Igo says the scammers use a name of a Sheriff’s Office employee or a friend to gain the confidence of the caller. There are also tactics that can be used to make


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