(CBS DETROIT) – The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a new phone scam going out to people in the county.
The call threatens people to pay money for violating jury duty or risk arrest.READ MORE: Michigan's Expungement Law Takes Effect On Sunday
Some important tips they give to avoid these scams:
- You will never be called by an officer threatening arrest for not attending jury duty.
- Never give money over the phone to someone you don’t know.
They also recommend calling the police if the caller keeps harassing you.READ MORE: Michigan Hospitals Postponing Elective Surgeries Following COVID-19 Surge
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