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Scam Alert: Forrest County Sheriff's Department warns of scam

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FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Investigators with the Forrest County Sheriff's department are urging people to be aware of an ongoing scam that is targeting Forrest County residents.

According to investigators, people area receiving phone calls and being told they have an outstanding warrant for not showing up for jury duty, and requesting money for payment.

However sheriff's department officials said this is a scam, and the department does not solicit payments of any kind or fines over the phone.

Officials stated to be aware if this happens to you, and do not give any personal information, or money, especially when asked to via a money card, credit card number, or green-dot cards.

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