Eddy County Scam Alert

Another scam alert going out to Eddy COunty residents. Sheriff Mark Cage reports that someone claiming to be from the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office called a person and told him he had a warrant that needed to be paid immediately or he would be arrested. The caller demanded payment in the form of prepaid gift cards. As a reminder, authorities say that anytimwe someone demands immediate payment in the form of gift cards, it is always a scam. Always.