Scam Alert: Pike Co. officer impersonator is scaring people to get money

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PIKE CO., Ky. (WYMT) - The Pike County Sheriff's Office says a scammer is impersonating an officer to scare people into giving him money.

The scammer is calling people under the name Lieutenant Daniel Stewart. He tells them there is a warrant for their arrest, but they can take care of it by paying him.

The Pike County Sheriff's Office wants you to know no deputy or official representative will ever call you to ask for money.

If you get this type of call, write down the number and time of the call and report it to the sheriff's office at 606-432-6260.

Officials say you should never give your personal information over the phone.

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