Butler County Sheriffs are warning of a new phone scam targeting
Officials state that several residents have been receiving
phone calls stating that they have missed jury duty and a warrant has been
issued for their arrest.
The caller then instructs them to call the
"Butler County Sheriff's Office Judicial Security Division" where they are told
they need to make a payment to have the warrant withdrawn.
The Butler County Sheriff's Office states they do
not have a "Judicial Security Division" and would never solicit payment for a
warrant to be withdrawn.
Sheriff Richard Jones warns all citizens to
be skeptical any time someone calls you and tries to bully you into sending
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