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Sheriff's office issues alert about scam phone calls

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office issued a Code Red Alert at noon on Monday, July 23, about a large amount of scam calls have been left on answering machines/voicemails in the past hour.

The sheriff's office is advising people to disregard the messages and added there is no need to contact law enforcement unless you have given away any personal information.

Al Edenloff

Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  

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