New warning about jury duty scam in Calcasieu - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

New warning about jury duty scam in Calcasieu

(Source: Raycom) (Source: Raycom)
CAMERON PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court Lynn Jones is warning residents of a current scam in which callers tell residents they must pay a fine for missing jury duty.

The callers pose as sheriff's deputies or deputy clerks from the Clerk of Court and say that the fine must be paid or a deputy will arrive quickly to arrest them.

The Clerk of Court's office says any citizen who fails to appear for jury duty will be contacted by mail, not by phone. 

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