McDonough County Sheriff Issues Scam Alert


MACOMB, IL – McDonough County Sheriff Nick Petitgout has issued an alert notifying citizens of a phone scam.

According to the alert via Facebook, the perpetrators are calling individuals from a phone number identified as (309)833-2323, which is phone number for the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office. During the phone call, the listener is told that there is a warrant for their arrest, and they may pay for it over the phone.

THIS IS A SCAM. Citizens are urged to completely disregard this phone call, and to not give them personal information or money.

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