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New scam in Columbia County, judges say



A new scam is being perpetuated on Columbia County residents, according to a press release from the Columbia Judicial Circuit judge.

The scammers call and tell the recipient that he or she missed jury duty and that a warrant has been issued for that person's arrest. The caller alleges the warra...

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  1. I feel I’m a pretty good of character. I was flimflammed once by a guy I was trying to buy tickets from. After all, I bought from him before. I was hoodwinked and bamboozled out of $600!! Long story short, thanks to Putnam county Sheriff Howard Sills and Columbia County investigator Donovan Jones, I got all my money back. I remember I told Sheriff Sills I felt like such a fool, and he told me not to feel that way “because this is what these guys do for a living. They’re experts at making people feel comfortable with them and trusting them.”. So, yeah…it can definitely happen. But it’s gonna be H.A.R.D. for me to get suckered again!

    BTW, if you ever have a chance to use the words “flimflammed”, “hoodwinked”, and “bamboozled” in the same post, you gotta go for it!

  2. If an “elder” is scammed, I would request that once the turd/turds are caught, Law Enforcement allow the family members of the “elder/elders” to have some play-time, before they are taken to the Detention Center.

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