Jones County deputies warn neighbors about scam text message

Pine Belt

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Jones County deputies are warning neighbors about a scam text message, which targeted a Jones County Sheriff’s Office cell phone.

According to investigators, the scam text came from a 423 area code, which is in Tennessee, but it probably originated offshore with a spoofed U.S. phone number.

You can see the text exchange below:

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