Scam alert in Stone County

Scam alert in Stone County

STONE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Authorities in Stone County are warning residents about a new phone scam making the rounds. Officials with the sheriff's department said they have already received numerous complaints from senior citizens.

The callers claim they represent Walmart. They tell people their bank card has been overcharged and ask for their bank account information to fix the mistake.

Police said so far no one has given out their information.

Residents who receive one of these phone calls are asked to hang up the phone and call the sheriff's office.

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