The St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office has issued a phone scam warning that is targeting the elderly.
Residents in St. Lawrence County have reported that a caller is asking for the person’s income and their social security number. The caller then advises that the person may be eligible for additional Social Security benefits.
The sheriff’s office is advising all residents to never give out personal information, especially social security numbers over the telephone.
Anyone who feels they have been a victim of a phone scam is urged to contact the Attorney General’s Office at 315-785-2444.