According to the Dubuque County Sheriff's Department, there is a new phone scam circulating in Dubuque.  Below is the official release form the Sheriff's Department.


Dubuque area residents, there is a new phone scam affecting our area. The caller is purporting to be from the Dubuque County Sheriff's Department regarding a civil process that needs the respondent's immediate attention. The number they are asking you to call is 563-235-3669 and asking you to press extension #2.

Please do not respond to this phone call. The number does not belong to our office and was not initiated by us. As usual, these callers are looking to con victims through dialogue that likely sounds official in nature. If they have called you and you have provided any sensitive information, please call 563-589-4414 if you reside within Dubuque County and local law enforcement will be happy to assist you. If you reside outside Dubuque County, please contact your local law enforcement.

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