CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT
301 W. Franklin Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
 
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217-824-4961(Non-Emergency)
217-824-4963(Fax)
Bruce Kettelkamp
Sheriff

 

         

CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

CORRECTIONAL CENTER * 9-1-1 CENTER

301 W. FRANKLIN STREET P. O. BOX 678 • TAYLORVILLE, IL 62568

SHERIFF  BRUCE KETTELKAMP PHONE (217) 824-4961

CHIEF DEPUTY FAX (217) 824-4963 SHERIFF’S OFFICE

BRUCE ENGELING FAX (217) 824-7890 9-1-1/COMMUNICATIONS

COMMITMENT * INTEGRITY * SERVICE

May 9, 2013

PRESS RELEASE

MOTHERS DAY

SCAMS ALERT

 

   Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp would like to warned citizens of a current scam occurring on seniors as Mother’s Day approaches. Seniors are receiving calls stating that their children have purchase life alert for them at the cost of $400.00 as a Mothers Day gift. The scamster then tells the seniors that there is a monthly fee of $30.00 and that they would need a credit card number to make the monthly payments.

   Calls have been received by seniors living in both Christian and Shelby County. Sheriff Kettelkamp would like to remind seniors to never give out their credit card information or any bank information to anyone. Please notify your local Law Enforcement Agency if you have any information concerning scams occurring in your area.