Kansas prosecutor warns about jury duty scam
May 14, 2017
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...