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Scam Alert: WCSO Warning Texoma

The Wichita County Sheriff's Office is warning Texoma about a telephone scam.

Officials said a man is trying to trick Texomans into giving him bank account information and Social Security Numbers. Officials said the man will call people on the phone. They said he will tell the citizen they have taken our a loan or a pay day loan. He will give the last four digits of the person's Social Security Number and tell them they have defaulted on payments. Officials say the scammer will then tell the person they will be arrested the next day if they don't call back with bank account information.

The person is using different names, sometimes Jack Williams. The man gives a call-back number, 661-731-3748. Officials said the man has made similar calls in all 50 states.

Officials said to beware of this individual. Also, never give your personal information over the phone.

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