ALLIANCE — The Box Butte Sheriff’s Office recently received information regarding a new scam in the area. The scammer states he or she works with Windows and attempts to gain permission to remotely access victims’ computers to fix a problem.

A phone number associated with this scam is 845-794-7955. Those who receive suspicious phone calls can report them by contact the Sheriff’s Office at 762-6464, or the Alliance Police Department at 762-4955.

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