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Montana law enforcement warn of jury duty scam

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Jan 12, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-15 12:25:32-05

HELENA — Law enforcement agencies are warning Montanans about an increase in scam calls targeting residents.

According to officers, the scammers claim to be with a law enforcement agency saying the person missed jury duty.

The scammers demand money or say a warrant will be issued for the person they called.

Know that local law enforcement agencies will never call and demand payment over the phone.

If you have received a call like this, you are encouraged to hang up, look up the number of your police or sheriff’s department, and report the call.