By David Madden

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — Officials in Gloucester County are sounding a warning regarding a potential scam to obtain your personal information.

Officials are warning residents Tuesday that there is  phone scam going around that is involving impostors pretending to be county employees.

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There’s been just one complaint from a West Deptford woman on Monday. Freeholder Lyman Barnes, liaison to the Office of Consumer Protection, says the woman told officials she received a recorded cold call asking for her personal data.

“Unfortunately, on the caller ID, it did say County Of Gloucester was initiating the phone call,” Barnes told KYW Newsradio. The trace however went to a non working number.

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The county is urging residents not to give information to anyone posing as a county employee during these calls, unless the calls are initiated by the residents.

“No one in county government makes random calls to residents to ask personal information, nor is the county currently involved in any program that would require a resident to give this information,” said Freeholder Director Robert Damminger.

Barnes adds, “If this happens to you, just hang-up and if the calls persist, call the local police department.”

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Residents can contact the Office of Consumer Protection at 856-384-6855 for help on these potential calls.