Putnam County Sheriff's Office warns residents about recent cellphone scams

Authorities say a suspect has called residents, falsely identified himself as a pastor from a church in Carmel and asked to be sent gift cards via cellphone.

Lauren Pena

Dec 16, 2023, 12:27 PM

Updated 216 days ago

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The Putnam County Sheriff's Office is warning the community about a recent string of cellphone scam incidents.
Authorities say a suspect has called residents, falsely identified himself as a pastor from a church in Carmel and asked to be sent gift cards via cellphone.
Police urge anyone who receives a similar phone call to hang up and contact authorities at 845-225-4300.


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