Phone Scam Hits Marion

Marion, Ill. – Authorities in Williamson County are warning residents of a phone scam.

Marion Police say someone calls residents, claiming to be “Williamson County Federal Warrant.” They say you have a federal warrant out for your arrest and you must purchase a “Greed Dot” card to pay the warrant and avoid being arrested. Police say you should not give any information to this person.

If you feel you’ve been targeted by this scam, contact Marion Police at 993-2124.