**Scam Notice**

Post Date:10/30/2015 12:41 PM

The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office wants the public to be aware of a scam occurring in the area. Citizens have received letters in the mail from “Eau Claire County.” The letter looks official and it is regarding a new referendum through Eau Claire County with Social Security to send $19 to put in a trust to Washington DC to ensure that Social Security will continue. It appears to be signed from Executive Director Dan Perrin.

If you receive a letter like this please report it to consumer protection at 1-800-422-7128.  Please do NOT send any money or confidential information in response to the letter. This scam letter is occurring not only in our county but around the country.

If you have any questions please contact the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department at (715) 839-4701

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