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Blair Co. Sheriff Warns of Jury Duty, Warrant-Related Scams

The Blair County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple reports of residents receiving phone calls from a male caller identifying himself as a deputy of the Blair County Sheriff’s Office.

The caller claims that a “missed jury duty, missed witness, or threatens a criminal charge of forgery” on top of the original alleged charge.

The actor provides instructions on how to handle the warrant, by paying a dollar amount that could resolve the outstanding warrant. The actor also gives a case number and the victim’s personal information (making it seem legitimate) over the phone.

Unfortunately, the ac...


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