Just hang up: Latest scam involves police impersonation
COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Sheriff’s Department Det. Chuck Vogely had no idea what the woman was talking about.The veteran police officer received a phone call out of the blue on Wednesday from a longtime friend.“She says ‘I am on my way to pick up that check for Publisher’s Clearinghouse,’” said Vogely this morning.“I told her I didn’t know what she was talking about and she swore she’d talked to me the day before (Tuesday) and I’ve known this lady for years. I said ‘(the lady’s first name) I never talked to you yesterday. I never talked to you at all.’”——To read the rest of this story, please order an e-subscription, found under the e-edition subscription link, or call The Post & Mail at 244-5153, ext. 207 and ask for a subscription.