Laurel County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scam

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is telling people not to fall for a phone scam involving its office.

According to the sheriff, someone claiming to be a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy is calling people saying they failed to appear for jury duty and are being fined as a result. The phone number appearing on caller id is: (606) 913–4324 with extension 201, though the sheriff says other phone numbers may be used.

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The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office wants people to know it does not conduct its business on the phone and all paperwork it serves is done in person by a uniformed deputy.

The office says people should not give out personal or financial information.