SCAM ALERT!!!!Matt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jan 29 2019 3:04 PM
he Houston County Sheriff's Office is actively work reports of a SCAM that is going on in are area.
There is and individual or individuals making phone calls to Houston County citizens and identifying them selves as a SGT with the Houston County Sheriff's Office.
He is advising citizens there is a warrant for their arrest for NOT SHOWINMG UP FOR JURY DUTY.
He is advising citizens he will arrest them if they do not send money to an address via prepaid cards or other means of money transfer.
THE FACT: HOUSTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WILL NOT CALL YOU AND THREATEN YOU BY TELLING YOU PAY /SEND FUNDS TO AN ADDRESS OR YOU WILL BE ARRESTED.
If you do miss JURY DUTY, a deputy may stop at your house or business
The deputy will advise you that you missed jury duty and he is there to transport you to the Houston County Courthouse to see the JUDGE.
If you are notified by phone that there is a warrant for your arrest for missing jury duty or any other reason given and they want money sent to them its a SCAM.
Do not give them any information, do not send funds and CALL your local Law Enforcement.