The Adams County Sheriff's Department has sent out notification that someone is trying to scam people out of $250 to $500.  According to a news release from Deputy Brad Parrish, the Sheriff's office has received complaints that a phone scam is going on where people are being offered federal grants if they send $250 to $500 to them by Western Union.  

The Adams County Sheriff's Department would like to make people aware that there is no such grant money available and that this is a telephone scam.