Jury duty scammers employ new tactic

July 9, 2014

Report any contact to police, feds, officials say

People seeking fraudulent over-the-phone payments by falsely accusing Tarrant County residents of failing to appear for jury duty have added a new tactic lending them a false sense of authenticity, said Terry Grisham, Executive Administrator for the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO).
Those targeted by the scam should file a police report, said Grisham, adding that they may also want to report the matter to a federal agency that investigates Internet-related cyber-crime.

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