Internet fraud attempts increase in Nez Perce County and surrounding area

LEWISTON, ID - Nez Perce County Sheriff's deputies are sending out a warning Wednesday night about internet fraud.

They have been getting an increased number of reports of internet fraud attempts in and around Nez Perce County, especially of people trying to get money through fraudulent means.

If you get any suspicious emails, calls or mail asking you to send money or help with a banking transaction, don't respond and contact your local law enforcement agency. Remember, never give out any banking or personal information to anyone whose identification you can't verify.