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Boerne police warning residents about fake arrest warrant phone scam

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BOERNE, Texas – Police in Boerne are warning residents about a phone scam in which callers pose as members of the Kendall County Sheriff's Department.

According to a post from the police department, the scammers call random people stating that they are law enforcement officers and that there is a warrant out for the individual's arrest.

The callers scare people into taking care of their fake warrant by purchasing gift cards with certain amounts and turning over the serial numbers to the scammers.

"Please call the police department if you receive these phone calls," Boerne police said on Facebook. 

The department added that officers and deputies will never ask for gift cards or money cards over the phone. 

"Do not purchase any money cards/gift cards and do not give them any personal information," Boerne police said.