ON YOUR SIDE CONSUMER ALERT: Greene County warns about phone scam connecting sheriff's office

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Greene County Sheriff's Office is warning you not to fall for a phone scam.

The caller claims to be a member of the sheriff's office. The caller then explains you have a warrant or missed a court date. The caller request you to bring money to the courthouse.

The scammers connected with two citizens Monday. Anyone from the sheriff's office will never contact you buy phone telling you about a warrant. The Greene County Sheriff's Office asks you to please be vigilant.