Clay County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Telemarketing Scam
February 08, 2018 07:06 pm
According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, there is a telemarketing scam in which a caller claims to be State’s Attorney, Joel Powless, and asks for money on behalf of the Illinois State Police. This is a scam. If you receive a call like this, please do not provide any money and contact your the local law enforcement. If you are able to get a number from the call please report that as well.
The caller has been targeting elderly residents in Clay County. Please spread the word so the perpetrator can be stopped.