Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County has been notified by several local restaurants that a person is impersonating a Public Health official and contacting restaurants in an attempt to solicit credit card information.
The caller is claiming that there has been a complaint filed against the business and that Public Health is requiring a fee to come out and do an inspection. The caller is then asking for the restaurant to provide credit card information over the phone. Our food inspections are free.
Our personnel will always have identification on their person. If a restaurant in Montgomery County has any questions they should contact Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health at (937) 225-4460.