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Sangamon Co. Sheriff Warns of Jury Duty Scam

Sangamon Co. Sheriff Warns of Jury Duty Scam

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

The Sangamon County Sheriff’s office is warning of another financial scam hitting the area.

Undersheriff Jack Campbell says a man is calling random residents to tell them they missed jury duty and a bench warrant’s been issued for their arrest. If they don’t pay up by credit card, a sheriff’s deputy will come and arrest them.

The calls are coming from a TracFone and can’t be traced. The Sheriff’s department says it doesn’t know of any departments that conduct business this way.

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