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Scammer Identifying Himself As A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Captain In An Attempt To Obtain Money
According to deputies, the suspect calls victims and tells them he is a captain with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and they have failed to appear in court. The suspect explains to victims that if they do not pay a fine, he will send a deputy to their home to arrest them.