Hinds County Deputies warn about phone scam

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HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department is warning neighbors about a phone scam.

According to investigators, a caller using the number 601-401-2577 identified himself as a Hinds County Deputy. The scammer tried to collect money for a missed court date.

The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department will not collect payments via telephone.

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