DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a scam where a caller is pretending to be with the agency.

The sheriff’s office said they have received complaints Tuesday morning about a caller who attempting to scam money from people in the community.

Deputies said the caller is identifying himself as “Cooper” and is calling from a number listed as 803-598-4065.

They said he is telling people that he is with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office. “It is quite apparent he knows nothing about the agency since he incorrectly answered posed to him,” said Lt. Rick Carson with DCSO.

Deputies said if you receive a call from this number, you should disregard and block the number.