DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) – The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office warned the public of a scam where people pretend to be law enforcement officers over the phone in an attempt to scam people out of money.

The sheriff’s office released a statement urging the public to be cautious and reminded the public that law enforcement officers don’t ask for money over the phone. 

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