Warning to Manatee County residents about jury duty scam

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MANATEE COUNTY, FL. - The Sheriff’s Office has received several calls from area residents regarding a scam involving jury duty.

Someone posing as a Lieutenant tells the person they missed jury duty and to resolve the issue and avoid being arrested, they must pay up to several hundred dollars.

So far, no one who has called to report the scam has become a victim.

If you have any questions about this or any other scam, please call MSO at 941-747-3011.