Phone Scam Alert in Sequatchie County

It has been brought to the attention of the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office that phone calls are being received indicating an arrest warrant has been obtained and payment is required.

According to information the office has received, the recording primarily uses the name of Sgt. Scott Ackerman, saying he is with the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office. While they do have an S.R.O. named Scott Ackerman, he is not making these calls.

Sheriff Bill Phillips says they have been informed the scam is using at least one other name not associated with his agency.

The Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office reports they will never conduct business in this manner, and they want to inform the public to please beware of this scam.