Deputies warn about juror duty scam in Catawba County

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — Catawba County sheriff’s deputies are warning people of a jury scam going around the county where callers ask for money on Green Dot cards,

The sheriff’s office said that the scammers are even giving out names of deputies, saying they will come and arrest you if you don’t pay.

Deputies suggest not interacting with the scammers, and to just hang up the phone and block the number.

Deputies reiterated that law enforcement would never call and demand money on the phone.

The Criminal Investigations Division is looking for the people responsible.

If you have any information or questions about the scam, deputies ask you to call them at 828-465-0671.

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