Rural Battle Lake Man Receives Call Informing Him Social Security Number Compromised

Rural Battle Lake Man Receives Call Informing Him Social Security Number Compromised Click to Enlarge

A rural Battle Lake man reported to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office that on Tuesday around 4pm that he received a voice mail message from a company claiming that his Social Security number had been compromised or hacked. The Sheriff’s Office advised the man that it was most likely a scam. The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate and also reminds the public to never share personal info over the phone with companies that you don’t normally do business with.

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