Dubuque County Authorities Warn of New Phone Scam

Dubuque County authorities are warning of a new phone scam.

The caller is claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Department, with the call in regards to a civil process that needs immediate attention. The number they are asking you to call is 563-235-3669 extension 2.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department is urging residents to ignore this phone call. They say the number does NOT belong to their office and was not initiated by them. The caller is trying to con you.

If you have received this type of call and provided them with sensitive information, contact your local law enforcement.