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KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The Kaufman County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of scammers who are continuing to attempt to collect money on alleged unpaid tickets and warrants.

The department says the scammers are posing as members of the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office or Kaufman County employees.

A woman and her son visited the department earlier today after receiving such a call, according to the department.

"County Employees DO NOT MAKE COLLECTION CALLS!" stated the department.

If you are unsure about the legitimacy of a call attempting to collect money, call the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office at (436) 376-4500.