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Kansas prosecutor warns about jury duty scam

 


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A southern Kansas prosecutor is warning residents about a scam involving supposed jury duty.

Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett says that as part of the hoax, the caller refers to himself as a sheriff's deputy and tells the would-be victim that he or she missed jury duty and that a warrant is about to be issue for his or her arrest.

Bennett says the caller then demands that the citizen buy a prepaid money card to care of the fine.

The prosecutor says the caller is using a phone number that appears to be coming from the Sedgwick County courthouse. Bennett s...



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