Scam Alert: National Phone Scam Has Hit Sheridan

Scam Alert: National Phone Scam Has Hit Sheridan
Scam Alert: National Phone Scam Has Hit Sheridan

A national-level scam involving a purported transfer of winning earnings - ending with a wiped bank account after the victim provides the scammers with bank account information - has hit Sheridan. Traci Ruskowsky, finance and business manager with ACT, explains.

The scam is apparently coming all the way from Jamaica, and Ruskowsy says some of ACT's local customers have been told by the scammers they're based in Spearfish.

To report these types of calls to the Federal Trade Commission, you can visit https://www.ftccomplaintassistan....

Ruskowsky says the fraudulent calls are coming from Jamaica's 876 area code. She reminded Sheridan residents if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Additionally, bank account information should be kept as confidential as possible. Legitimate banks will have that type of information on file.

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