Clark County, WA residents warned of jury duty scam

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The scam call may ask for the person’s name, address or social security number.

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — If you receive a call saying you missed jury service and to meet with someone or provide sensitive information, Clark County officials say this is a scam.

Court administrator Cheryl A. Stone of the Clark County Superior Court put out an alert to residents of the scam. The announcement said people are asked to provide banking, credit card or other information to avoid being jailed.

According to the press release, the scams involve a resident receiving a call saying they missed jury service and there is a citation for a bench warrant.

Here are examples of interactions Clark County citizens have had with jury scammers:

  • The caller states that a citation must be paid immediately, or the juror will be subject to arrest, or an arrest warrant will be…

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