Broome County Sheriff’s office wants you to know it’s not opening a “Merch” shop.

A social media posting from the Sheriff’s office informs residents that they’ve gotten numerous messages lately about shirts somehow associated with the law enforcement agency.  Apparently, a scammer is texting people claiming to be selling Broome County Sheriff’s Office shirts.

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Residents are being advised not to click on a link in the text, no matter how much they would like a Sheriff shirt since the text is a scam.

The Sheriff’s Office, not missing an opportunity to boost its ranks adds in their message: “However, if you’re interested in wearing our uniforms, follow us on social media for exam postings” and frequently check out www.gobroomecounty.com/personnel/exams-oc for upcoming exams.

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