Cole County Scam Involves Jury Duty Hoax
COLE COUNTY - The Cole County Sheriff's Department reported Monday it has received complaints of a phone scam involving jury duty.
According to the sheriff's department, the suspects are calling people and identifying themselves as a Cole County deputy. The suspects then tell the victims that they missed jury duty and have to pay $850 with money orders.
Cole County Captain John Wheeler said people should call the Cole County Sheriff's Department if they believe they are the victim of this scam.