Sheriff's Office issues scam alert

Scam Alert artworkThe Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday said it wants to alert county residents to a scam that appears to be active in our county.

A caller pretending to be with the "Citrus County Warrants Division" is contacting residents and telling them that they have a warrant and they must pay a fine or they will be taken to jail.

The CCSO said that residents should be aware that this is not a practice of the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, and that any such call should be considered a scam.