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Posted by: thepinetree on 03/12/2018 10:31 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 03/12/2018 10:31 PM
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Fire & Brimstone Scam Calls Making The Rounds

Sonora, CA...From the Tuolumne Sheriff's Office...Our Communication Center has received multiple calls regarding yet another phone scam that seems to be targeting the elderly in our community. Many residents have been receiving calls this evening from (661)552-0555. A male voice says, “You will go to hell if you don’t belong to my church.” Some residents have called the number back and the person on the line demands a $100 donation to their church so they may follow Christ the right way and keep from going to hell.

A search of the phone number listed above shows it as being associated with this scam.

Please share this information with your friends and family, especially those who may not follow social media to keep them aware of current scams.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-03-12 23:20:05   By: Anonymous
People seriously need to be warned of this? Ok I have no question of the point that we have gone backwards.

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    Re: Scam
    Posted on: 2018-03-13 06:03:05   By: Anonymous
    I have come to a point in my life that I just don't answer the phone if I don't recognize the telephone number or name. If it's important they will leave a name and number. So easy to solve this problem.

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      Re: Scam
      Posted on: 2018-03-13 07:05:20   By: Anonymous
      👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 if your number is not in my phone it doesn't get answered.

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        Re: Scam
        Posted on: 2018-03-13 07:46:18   By: Anonymous
        It must be Pastor Trent Fiorino calling.

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      Re: Scam
      Posted on: 2018-03-13 11:29:55   By: Anonymous
      I got the call. I couldn't help myself. I laughed until I cried.

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        Re: Scam
        Posted on: 2018-03-24 13:14:35   By: Anonymous
        When the male voice told me I would go to hell if I didn't belong to his church, I laughed right into the phone, and then said what the hell? And then continued laughing. I'm not sure if anyone was actually there or not, but that seemed to be the end of the phone call. I didn't wait to find out...I just hung up.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-03-13 11:23:39   By: Anonymous
Sounds like a first warning that an elderly person is not able to make good decisions for themselves anymore. They should be evaluated by a doctor and given supervisory care. Why would you just warn them?

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