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SANFORD–The Sheriff’s department continues to receive calls concerning incidents of fraud and attempted fraud.  Sheriff  Tracy Carter reminds all citizens that they should be aware that there are people out there trying to scam you.  He said you can’t win a lottery, contest or drawing that you never entered.  The Sheriff said “always be suspicious of  people wanting money up front for fees or taxes.  Don’t trust anyone over the telephone and NEVER wire cash to anyone you don’t know.”  Sheriff Carter said if you think you’ve been contacted by someone attempting to scam you, please call the Sheriff’s office.

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