Contact Us

Beware of Scams in Lewis County

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving several complaints of attempted telephone scams recently. These scams include fraudulent claims that the person answering the phone has won unclaimed funds from the Publisher’s Clearinghouse. The scam caller claims to be a bank president and an FBI agent in an attempt to legitimize thew call with payment coming through Western Union.

The second scam involves a local resident who had an item posted on Craigslist for sale.  The scammer appeared to make a legitimate payment through Paypal but it was a fraud. The victim, believing the buyer (scammer) had overpaid then sent money back to the scammer through Western Union.  The deposit was never actually made and the victim was out of his/her money.

The third scam involved someone asking for Medicare information including the victim’s personal banking information.

A fourth scam involved a call to a local resident claiming that they were a grandchild of a local resident and was currently in the Dominican Republic and needed money to get back home.  Some of the callers claimed they had lost their belongings and other callers say they were arrested and needed the money to get out of jail.

All residents are reminded they should never give any information over the phone.  If you have any calls of this nature contact the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office at 573-767-5287.

Best of Y101

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://y101radio.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Y101 Rewards quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Y101 Rewards contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.