Grant County Sheriff's Office reminds people government agencies do not call asking for money
- Ephrata, WA
The Grant County Sheriff's Office (GCSO) is reminding the public that government agencies will never demand money over the phone. According to GCSO an Ephrata resident lost $800 when they sent money to a person who said they were from the Grant County Jail.
The person who called said the resident needed to pay fines or go to jail. They then transferred money via a money card or wire transfer.