Franklin County scammer claiming to be a member of law enforcement

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT)- The Franklin County Sheriff's Department is warning citizens of a scam that is circulating the county.

According to the Sheriff, the caller is using the name Brian Jones and claiming he is with the Sheriffs Department. They say he is telling people they need to pay a warrant over the phone.

Deputies are investigating the complaints.

They say You can only pay fines at the Circuit Court Clerks Office and to never give money to anyone that claims to be a county official over the phone.

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