Phone scam alert
Lieutenant John Houston of the Loudon County Sheriff’s Department reported that they have received numerous reports lately of someone calling people and trying to obtain personal information. They advise everyone not to give out information such as social security numbers, dates of birth, or credit card information over the phone.
Sevier County Sheriff’s Department Detective Division said that they were not aware of such calls made in Sevier County. They also emphasized the importance of not giving out any personal information to strangers over the phone. If anyone receives any such calls in Sevier County they should report it to the Sheriff’s Department at 865-453-4668.