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Vernon Co. warning of flooding scam

FEMA Agent Scams

VERNON CO., Wis. (WKBT) - People claiming to be with the Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA are making their way through flood ravaged Vernon County.

According to a statement from the  Vernon County Emergency Management office, there are not any FEMA agents in the area at this time.

Officials say they will notify residents if and when actual FEMA agents arrive in the county.

In the statement, officials say if anyone presents themselves as being from FEMA, ask to see their badge. If they don't have one, do not let them into your home and contact the nearest police department.

Also, if you can safely see the person's license plate, officials ask you to write it down and report it as well.

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