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Brazoria County Residents Report Scam Callers

Brazoria County officials said they do not seek payment for fines over the phone

People in Brazoria County report scammers are trying to trick them into paying false fines by phone.

The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office has received numerous complaints about a scam where someone poses as a representative of the sheriff's office and demands payment of a fine. The scammers request that people purchase gift cards or cash cards and then share the information as payment.

Brazoria County officials said they do not seek payment for fines over the phone and anyone who receives these calls should report them to the sheriff's office.

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