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CONSUMER ALERT: Okaloosa County phone scam warning

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is warning you about a phone scam.

The office is getting reports of a man claiming to be a lieutenant with the agency.

He is telling people there is a warrant for their arrest and they need to send him money to clear it up. The man set up a voice mail saying he is with the sheriff's office.They warn you not to give this man any personal information or money.

Anyone with information about this scam is asked to call the Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.