SCAM ALERT: Greene County Sheriff's Office warns of phone payment scam
The Greene County sheriff's department says it has received several reports of someone claiming to be its employee calling people and threatening to send an officer to a home for refusal to pay for a ticket or warrant. Sometimes the caller has someone's personal information to try to sound legitimate.
The department does not have a department called the "Civil Processing Unit" and does not accept payments by telephone.
The sheriff warns people to not give personal or financial information to a caller. You can call the sheriff's office at (417) 868-4042 if you are concerned about an unresolved issue with a warrant or ticket.