Mon County Sheriff's Office warns of social security scam

MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a scam that says your social security number has been discontinued or erased.

Officials say the scammers will call and say they are from the Auditor General's Office and that your social security number was discontinued or erased.

"THIS IS A SCAM," the Sheriff's Office said in a news release. "If you receive this call and answer your phone, DO NOT GIVE THEM ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION."

If you receive this call, you are advised to contact local law enforcement with any information you have.