Houston Co. Sheriff’s Office: TikTok video of sergeant with cancer asking for donations is scam

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HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — The Houston County Sheriff’s Office has issued a press release about a scam video circulating on social media requesting donations for a sergeant with the sheriff’s office.

On Sunday, Houston County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a TikTok video stating that a sergeant with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office has cancer and requesting donations be sent to a CashApp account.

The Houston County Sheriff’s Office would like the public to be aware that this is a scam.

Please contact the Houston County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division if you have sent any money to a CashApp in reference to the TikTok video.

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