Jury Duty Scam Targets Area
November 23, 2017
MISSOULA COUNTY - The Missoula County Clerk of Court’s office has been made aware of a scam where a caller posing as a deputy with the Sheriff’s Office will call a citizen and state that they have failed to appear for duty and will be picked up by law enforcement if a fine is not paid. The caller will go on to provide a badge number and seek credit card information. This is not the Sheriff’s Office, nor is this derived from the Clerk of Court.
This type of scam has occurred in the past. It is important to note that potential juror information is not public.
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