The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department is passing on an advisory from law enforcement officials in the Twin Cities about another phone scam that’s making the rounds.

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Residents have recently received calls from people pretending to be with the “ county attorney “ and asking to verify certain personal information, such as social security and credit card numbers.

A spokesman says if you get one of these calls, hang up and call the cops.