Richmond County Citizens Targeted in Jury Service Scam Email
News image Richmond County citizens are being targeted by scammers via email telling them they have failed to report for jury service and may have to appear in court. The email instructs them to click on a link for more details. THIS IS A SCAM. Delete the email and do not click on the link!

You will not be contacted by the clerk's office via email. There are many jury scams, so please remember that court staff or the Sheriff's Office do not call or email citizens requesting Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, money, or any other sensitive financial information.

The public is encouraged to report any suspicious calls or emails to their local Sheriff's Office. Victims may also report it to the N.C. Attorney General's Office. Additional information is available at the N.C. Department of Justice website, or consumers can call toll-free for help at 1-877-5-NO-SCAM.

Publish Date: 02/01/2018