Identity Scam reported in Mountain City

An identity scam is under investigation by the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office.  On Nov. 16, a Mountain City woman spoke with a deputy about a suspicious call she received from a Hispanic male claiming to be with the Social Security Office.  The caller asked her to verify the last four digits of her Social Security number and then hung up the phone.  She tried calling the number back but received a message saying that it was not a working number.