By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Sheriff’s office is warning people of a new phone scam that is targeting the medical community.READ MORE: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Of The Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State And Dr. Richard Strauss
On it’s Facebook page, the Sheriff’s Office say that people received a call supposedly from them related to an outstanding warrant.
The scammer will then ask the victim to pay them with a money order or a gift card.READ MORE: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Announces New Vaccine Lottery Incentives For Ohioans Between 12 And 25-Years-Old
The Sheriff’s Office is telling people to not give them money or personal information.
They also want people to know they will never ask for money this way.MORE NEWS: Emergency Community Meeting Held To Create Plan To Stop Gun Violence In Pittsburgh Area
They ask you to contact them if you received one of these calls.