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Be aware of jury duty scam in Vail Valley

Daily staff report
Eagle County, CO Colorado

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado ” A jury duty scam has been reported in 11 states, including Oklahoma, llinois, and Colorado, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

The caller claims to be a jury coordinator. If you protest that you never received a summons for jury duty, the scammer asks you for your Social Security number and date of birth so he or she can verify the information and cancel the arrest warrant. Give out any of this information and your identity was stolen.

“As a rule, court officers never ask for confidential information over the phone; they generally correspond with prospective jurors via mail.” Detective, Brandon Beaudette, Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.

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