Kendall County Warns Residents of New Phone Scam by Fake Deputy

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Yorkville, IL – The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning about a phone scam targeting local residents. Scammers, posing as Deputy Warren, claim victims missed jury duty and face arrest, demanding payments via cryptocurrency ATMs.

According to the sheriff’s office, this scam has led to several reports from concerned citizens. Authorities emphasize they will never request money over the phone or accept non-traditional payment methods such as Bitcoin or gift cards. Residents are advised to contact the sheriff’s office at (630) 553-5856 to verify the authenticity of any suspicious calls.

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