The Teller County Sheriffs Office has become aware of a new phone scam. The scammer is calling and identifying themselves as one of our supervisors (by name) and is requesting money to be sent via credit card.
The Teller County Sheriffs Office will never solicit any funds from anyone over the phone. Please contact us at 719-687-9652 if you have experienced such a phone call.
Always be aware that scammers will attempt to get money from unsuspecting people by leveraging law-enforcement‘s credibility.
We are currently investigating this series of incidents with our federal partners at the FBI.