JACKSBORO, TN. (WLAF)- The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is urging everyone to learn about a phone scam  circulating in the county.

The number appearing on phones is ‪423-566-5469,‬ which is the fax number for the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. The individuals claim  they are with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, and they are contacting people because of an outstanding warrant, or that the department has a subpoena in their name. The purpose of this call is a scam to retrieve  personal information including Social Security numbers, according to Sheriff Robbie Goins.

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office does not contact individuals over the phone regarding warrants, and subpoenas are served in person. If anyone is contacted by someone claiming to be associated with the sheriff’s office please get the individuals name, rank, badge number, and call the sheriff’s office on the correct number at ‪423-562-7446. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED 11/26/19 6AM)‬