Idaho County Sheriffs Office
Idaho County residents please be aware of scammers. Our area has been targeted and we’ve had several residents fall victim to scammers. The scams are coming via telephone, mail, and the internet.
Never give your personal information over the phone. This includes your full name, date of birth, and social security number. No legitimate agency will ask you to send them money via cash cards, Western Union, etc.
Officers will never call you and tell you that you have a warrant and then give you instructions on how to take care of it with gift cards or Western Union.
Idaho County Sheriffs Office has recently had IRS scams, warrant scams, scams targeting sex offenders, people pretending to be family members in jail needing bail money, and parking ticket scams. These scammers are very persistent and manipulative. We understand the fear they use to try and get…