Residents are urged to call Sheriff's Office if receiving scam call

Law & Order. The public is urged to call the Sheriff's Office if receiving a scam phone call from someone pretending to be calling from the Sussex County Sheriff's Office, demanding payment of a debt, under threat of arrest. Report any such scam calls to the Sussex County Sheriff's Office at 973-383-1570, Extension 4526.

17 Jan 2020 | 11:36

Sussex County Sheriff Michael F. Strada has issued a warning that some Sussex County residents have reported receiving scam telephone calls within the last few days from someone stating they are calling from the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office. The caller says that you will be arrested if you do not satisfy a particular debt, and the caller gives the resident a case number and a call back number.

The Sussex County Sheriff's Office urges the public not to fall for this latest scam. The Sussex County Sheriff’s Office is not making these calls. Any Sussex County resident who has received a call threatening arrest by the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, should call the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-383-1570, Extension4526, to report the call.