Don’t fall for secret gift card scam

New Kent Sheriff’s Office shares warning

Don’t fall for secret gift card scam
The New Kent Sheriff's Office says report all scams to them. (Source: Pixabay)

NEW KENT, Va. (WWBT) - The New Kent Sheriff’s Office is warning residents not to fall for a gift card scam during the holiday shopping season.

In a Facebook post, the Sheriff’s Office says someone is posing as a county employee and asking residents to secretly buy target gifts card for their staff.

The sheriff’s office says this is not legit and if you get approached, don’t listen to the scammer. Instead, report it to deputies.

We have just been made aware of a scam circulating through the area. The scammer is trying to pass themselves off as a...

Posted by New Kent County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, November 28, 2019

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