National Center for State Courts Offers Jury Scam Toolkit

NCSC’s Center for Jury Studies has developed a Jury Scam Toolkit to help courts combat the nationwide increase of jury duty scams. There are a variety of scams taking place, most of which involve contacting people via telephone or email.

Just this month, the Bibb County Superior Court Clerk was alerted to a scam in the Macon area.   In this instance, the scammer called citizens informing them they had missed jury duty and were to be fined $900 or a warrant would be issued for their arrest.  They were instructed not to contact the Sheriff’s office if they did not want to risk immediate arrest.

The NCSC toolkit includes a jury scam warning poster, available by emailing Greg Hurley at ghurley@ncsc.org. Please include a mailing address in your email.

The toolkit can be accessed here.
The poster is available electronically here.

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