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Sheriff warns scam possible
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DeKalb County residents need to be aware of a scam occurring in surrounding counties that may possibly make its way into DeKalb, according to DeKalb County Sheriff Patrick Ray, who warned citizens to be cautious.The scam consist of two individuals, usually both males, coming to a home stating they are with the tax assessor’s office or with the taxation office. According to Ray, these individuals tell the homeowner they need to enter the home and measure each room for tax purposes. Once inside the home, one individual will occupy the homeowner while the other, equipped with a measuring tape and writing material, enters each room to take measurements.