Deputies warn about scam involving donations for ‘sheriff’s drug team’

Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 11:35 AM EDT
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GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCSC) - The Georgetown County sheriff released a warning Friday about a scam to be on the lookout for.

Sheriff Carter Weaver said the scam involves a caller who claims to be soliciting cash donations for a “sheriff’s drug team.”

Weaver said his agency received reports of a person approaching businesses to seek donations.

One of the reports identified the person a man in his 20s who was driving a gold or champagne-colored Honda sedan.

Anyone with questions about the solicitation should call the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office at 843-546-5102.

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