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Lee County Sheriff’s Office warns of jury duty scam – WFTX-TV Fort Myers/Naples, FL

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The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a “jury duty” scam.A resident was contacted this week by a scammer claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office.  The caller identified himself as Lt. John Martin and told the victim had been issued for her arrest because she failed to respond to a grand jury summons.The caller told the victim she could avoid being arrested if she paid a $3,996 fine; and instructed her to go to CVS, purchase a Green Dot Money Pack card – also known as a re-loadable debit card – and provide him with the serial number located on the back of the card.

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