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Jury duty scam grabs hold of Riverside County


Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Issue 33, Volume 18.


Riverside County Sheriff's authorities warned residents today to beware of scam artists using false jury duty reports to

trick people into giving money.

The rouse involves someone claiming the intended victim has an arrest warrant for failing to show up for jury duty. The caller then Advertisement
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asks for money, the sheriff's department reported.

Sheriff's authorities would not call, e-mail or fax anyone for failing to report for jury duty. Those who have not shown up for the service should go to their assigned courthouse or call to reschedule, sheriff's officials said.


 

2 comments

Comment Profile ImageMiss Meri
Comment #1 | Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 9:29 am
So many scams... I guess it's too old-fashioned of an idea to actually work for a living instead off ripping off innocent people.
Comment Profile ImageReality Checker
Comment #2 | Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 6:38 pm
Anyone that falls for this deserves to lose their arse. If you're so stupid that you would fall for this, I have a better and easier way for you to lose everything you have. Just vote democrat. The gubmint will take everything you have and give it to some jerk that don't wanna work.

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