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Chillicothe Police Department reminds residents to be vigilant of phone scammers

The Chillicothe Police Department reminds the public about scammers calling claiming they are from the IRS, Social Security Administration, or a banking institution or saying someone has won a sweepstake. Residents are advised to not provide these callers with any personal or banking information and hang up. Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel says these institutions […]

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Phone scammers hit Chillicothe requesting money for police department

The Chillicothe Police Department reports a telephone scam in which scammers use phone numbers associated with the police department to ask for monetary donations. Police Chief Jon Maples says several citizens have reported receiving calls from these numbers requesting the citizen’s address, so the scammers can send the citizen an envelope and the citizen can […]