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LCSO warns of scam involving missed jury duty

By Staff | Nov 27, 2019

On Nov. 19, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office reported that it has received multiple complaints from citizens who have received a call from someone claiming to be a LCSO employee.

The caller states that the person has missed jury duty and tells them they need to pay a fine for missing jury duty. The LCSO will not call and solicit money over the phone. This is a common scam that has been used over the years.

Anyone who has paid the individuals should call the LCSO at 239-477-1000 to report it.

If anyone ever questions the legitimacy of a caller who is stating that they are an employee with the LCSO, citizens can call the main line at 239-477-1000 to verify the call.