Greene County Sheriff’s Dept. Warning Residents of Phone Scam

(GREENE CO.) – The Greene County Sheriff’s Department is warning the public about a phone scam.

Police say unknown individuals are calling people, saying they’ve missed a court date. The caller then provides a fake court-assigned case number.

When the person replies say they have no knowledge of the court matter, the caller then asks the person to provide personal information such as social security numbers, birthdates, and their addresses.

Police urge people not to give out any personal information.

The Greene County Court system does not call individuals if they have missed a court date.

The calls were made to the areas of Linton, Lyons and Solsberry.