State Officials Send Warning of Phone Scam



State Officials are wanting you to be aware of another phone scam. The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association says their name is being used in a fraudulent phone campaign. Officials say they never solicit by phone but they do campaign through direct emailing. If you receive a call from someone saying they represent your local sheriff or the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association asking you for donations call your local Sheriff’s office immediately. Or you can report any information gathered from the call to the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association at