JCSO Warns Of New Scam Hitting The Area

(MT. VERNON, IL) — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents that scammers are calling people in the area stating they are from “Windows” and that something was downloaded to the resident’s computer. The scammers ask the resident for personal information in order to fix their computer. The sheriff’s office advises that if you receive such a call that it is a scam; you should hang up the phone, and should not give them any.