Bell County Sheriff’s Office warns residents of new scam


What’s worse is that the phone number they call from might appear as if it is a number within the sheriff’s office, the department said.

BELL COUNTY, Texas — The Bell County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of a phone scam where the caller identifies themselves as a deputy with the department.

The sheriff’s office says during the call, the person explains that you failed to report to jury duty or have an unpaid ticket and that you need to pay the fine.

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