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Look out for Imposter Scams

LANSING – In her latest scam alert, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel warns residents that they may be targeted by scammers claiming to be representing government entities.

The Department has received reports that a missed jury duty scam is currently being perpetrated in Oakland County. In this scam, fraudsters call unsuspecting residents and tell them that they have failed to appear for jury duty in federal court. The caller threatens the person with arrest if they don't pay a "cash bond," which has reportedly been as high as $5,000.

"The public should remember that delinquent jurors are...

 

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