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Beware: jury scare is just a scam for cash


November 15, 2018

There's a scam going around you need to be made aware of. We received an email from Escambia County (Ala.) Circuit Clerk John Robert Fountain last week warning people of the scam.

He sent the email after he had two individuals come to his office last Thursday saying they had received a telephone call about the consequences of missing jury duty.

As Fountain noted, it's not the first time such a scam has been tried, but this one was a little bit different and little more personal.

The phone call comes in telling somebody the caller is an officer of the law and gives a badge number. The caller...

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