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Scam Alert – The House That’s Everywhere!

Scam Alert – The House That’s Everywhere!

Scam Warning
Disclosure: This article contains referral links which can generate revenue for Randolph News Now when a new user signs up. (Learn More) Scam Alert seemed like the right place to put this even though we're not 100% sure its a scam, but it is something to be on the look out for. This post recently appeared on the Asheboro NC yardsale page on Facebook: That's a great deal! But wait... Clicking the link take you to a page about Hub Foreclosures as an ad for viewHUDforeclosures.com. That site uses the website name as the company name and the registration data for the domain is private. Those two things combined send up a red flag. The biggest red flag of all though comes when you do a reverse image search on the photo of that home. That's right, the same home is for...
SCAM ALERT – “You Have A Warrant” Phone Scam

SCAM ALERT – “You Have A Warrant” Phone Scam

Scam Warning
ASHEBORO NC - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is warning people to be aware of a phone scam claiming they have an arrest warrant. We’ve heard there is a phone scam going around again that there is a warrant for a person's arrest in Randolph County and to press 0 for more information.Do not press zero!!! HANG UP!They would just tell you that you owe a certain amount of money immediately or they will come and arrest you. ALSO, Please DO NOT send any form of money to these scammers! And do not volunteer any personal identifying information.For a warrant, the Sheriff’s Office will visit in person. Also, officers never demand direct payment to resolve a warrant.Randolph County Sheriff's Office - Facebook Page