Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader is warning area residents about a scam concerning outstanding warrants.

Sheriff Schrader said “Scammers are burning the phone up!  The Sheriffs Office WILL NOT call you about a warrant and ask for money.”

The sheriff says you should never give out any personal information to anyone who places such a call, and if you receive a call you should hang up and not discuss any information with the caller.

The sheriff said one number that has been used by the scammers is 706-623-8639.