The Adams County Sheriff’s Office and City of Adams Police Department have received and are currently investigating information related to a potential scam.  The information received indicates that a former resident of the area has been contacting several people in Adams County asking for money to help with his sick mother.  Some of the individuals have entered into agreements to loan money to this individual with the expectation of the money being returned. Please use caution if contacted by anyone asking for money giving the same or similar information for the purpose.  Anyone with information on this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the Adams County Sheriff’s Office at 608-339-3304, Adams County Crime Stoppers at 877-JAILTHM (524-5846), texting their tip to CRIMES (274637) with keyword “adams” or by going to  Callers may be eligible for cash rewards up to $1,000 and can remain anonymous.