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CONSUMER FIRST ALERT: Scammers claiming to be from Door County hospital

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Published: Feb. 3, 2021 at 8:25 AM CST
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DOOR COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Scammers are pretending to be with the Door County Medical Center, warns the Sheriff’s Office.

The Door County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of scam calls “spoofing” the Door County Medical Center phone number.

The hospital says the scammer is using a phone number that comes up as “Door County Hospital” on caller ID. The Sheriff’s Office says the scammer is trying to sell people supplementary insurance.

On 02/02/2021, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to fraud attempts made to local citizens by “spoofing” a...

Posted by Door County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Luckily, there have been no reports of loss of money at this time.

“Due to the lack of tangible evidence, the caller has not been identified,” reads a statement from the Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators remind the public to never give out personal or banking information to someone you do not know or have not verified as legitimate.

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