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Sheriff Schenck warns of t-shirt text message scam circulating in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck is warning the community in Cayuga County about a scam involving a bad link to purchase fraudulent shirts.

“The Sheriff’s Office has received numerous calls in reference to a text message being received by members of our community,” an announcement from the department reads. “The text message provides a link to a website that offers shirts for purchase that display the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office patch.”


Sheriff Schenck says the sale of these shirts, and use of the patch, have not been authorized by the department and have no affiliation.

Anyone with information about the scam should call 315-253-1179.


Example of the text message scam going around Cayuga County.

Example of the text message scam going around Cayuga County.



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