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Clay County scam warning: Missing jury duty

By ActionNewsJax.com News Staff,

2023-09-28
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The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is warning the community that there are multiple reports of scammers impersonating members of the department.

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According to CCSO, the scammers are targeting residents by falsely claiming they’ve missed jury duty. The scheme works by asking victims to buy gift cards as a way of avoiding arrest or legal consequences for missing jury duty.

“This is a SCAM! Do not send money or purchase any gift cards for payment,” CCSO said in a Facebook post.

If you receive this type of phone call, please get in touch with the sheriff’s office non-emergency number to report the incident. The sheriff’s office can be reached at 904-264-6512.

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