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Sheriff's Office warns of spam calls

COLFAX — The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office is alerting residents to disregard a spam call demanding money.

Locals have been receiving calls from an individual impersonating a Whitman County Sheriff’s Deputy.

According to Undersheriff Chris Chapman, these calls often involve a person claiming there is an outstanding warrant for the recipient’s arrest, demanding payment of a fine over the phone to avoid arrest.

“It is clear-cut; they want you to pay an amount so they will not send police to your house. They want Apple Pay cards and stuff like that. Certainly, that is not how it works,” Chapman...


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