Fayette Sheriff: Be On Lookout For Jury Duty Scam

Reported by: Ian Preston
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Updated: 8/17/2013 6:18 pm
The Fayette County Sheriff's office wants to warn Lexington residents about a phone scam, telling people to pay hundreds of dollars for missing jury duty.

According to the Sheriff's Office, a caller has been telling residents they missed jury duty and that they owe fines in excess of 400 dollars.

The caller goes on to say that the person has to purchase a money card or else a sheriff's deputy will come to their residence to arrest them.

Anyone who received one of these calls is urged to contact the Fayette County Sheriff's Office at 859-252-1771


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ruthie35 - 8/19/2013 10:43 AM
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It's the same scam I read about at Callercenter.com where the complaints included the actual phone numbers used by the scammer. I wonder if the police can use that information to penalize the people behind these phony calls.
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