George Co. woman arrested following phone scam

George Co. woman arrested following phone scam

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A woman accused of scamming George County residents is behind bars.

According to the George County Sheriff's Department, 36-year-old Amberly Lashae Miller reportedly represented herself on the phone as a Walmart employee. Miller allegedly told victims they had been overcharged and that she needed their credit card information to issue a reimbursement.

Then, Miller reportedly used the credit card numbers to make online and phone purchases.

Miller was arrested on April 6, and is being held at the George County Regional Corrections Facility.

Officials are asking that anyone who has received phone calls similar in nature call the the sheriff's department at 601-947-4811.

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