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Jury Duty Scam Targeting Nueces County Residents

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NUECES COUNTY (Kiii News) -

Residents in Nueces County are warned. The Sheriff's Office says there is a new "Jury Duty" scam going around. The scam is telling people they owe money for failing to appear. The caller says they will be arrested if they do not pay. Investigators say the county does not request money over the phone or in person for failing to appear. Also, an arrest cannot take place without a warrant. The best advice is to hang up if you receive this call.