The caller claims there's a warrant being issued for failure to appear for jury duty. The caller may tell the person being called that they can take care of the warrant by having them to send a payment using a
In some instances no request for warrant payment is made, but in most all instances the potential victim was told that the caller has a lot of personal information about them.
Calls come from a recurring number, which is answered by a recording. It gives a purported deputy's name and says, "please leave a message and I will return your call."
Others have reported receiving a letter from the district clerk's office. The letter also solicits payment via
Contact local law enforcement agencies to report such calls or letters.
In this one, an email, purportedly from the
According to the sheriff's office, "Throughout this email it is evident it was written by someone using English as a second language."
As the sheriff's Wise Eyes alert said, "Don't be deceived. This is a scam. You aren't going to receive
For more on how to avoid being ripped off my scammers who want to get their hands on your money through
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