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Rock Island Sheriff Warns Of Missed Jury Duty Scam

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Rock Island County Sheriff Jeff Boyd has a warning about a new scam.

Someone is making calls and telling the victim they've missed jury duty.

Then they ask the for personal financial information to pay a fine.

Sheriff Boyd says the county would never do this.

"If there were a contempt of court charge against you, we'd never call you and ask you for your account."

The sheriff says this scam is particularly believable because perpetrators claim to be with the court system.

He says if you get a call like this, you can call the county and see if there is a warrant out for you.
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