On April 14, the Stokes County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a fraud.

The victim reported someone contacted them stating she was Julian Rodgers with the Social Security Administration and someone in another state was using their Social Security number to open numerous bank and credit accounts. She told the victim they were going to connect them to Sheriff Joey Lemons and transferred the call to a male subject who identified themself as Lemons.

This male subject told the victim to rectify this issue the victim would need to obtain a $100 Walmart card. The victim obtained the Walmart card and later provided this person with the card number. The self-reported Lemons informed the victim he was sending two subjects from the Social Security Administration and a deputies to their home. No one arrived.

This is a scam. The Sheriff would never request for people to obtain a…

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