Atlantic County Sheriff Frank X. Balles is advising the public today to
be aware of scam phone calls being made throughout the county.
The subject is identifying himself as an officer of the Atlantic
County Sheriff’s Office. Information given from several victims of the
scam have said that the man is using the name Sergeant Jackson and
warning them that there is a warrant out for their arrest.
is saying that their bail has been set at $1,000 and requesting that
they go to Wal-Mart and use the Green Account to wire the bail money.
The Sheriff’s Office cautions that although this is the information we
are receiving currently, it is subject to change.
The Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office has opened an investigation
into the matter. If anyone receives a call of this nature, or has any
information, please call 609-909-7200 to speak with Dispatch Officers.
--Press release from the Atlantic County Sheriff's Office