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Marion Co. Sheriff warns public about phone scam

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MARION COUNTY, TN (WRCB) - A warning  from the Marion County Sheriff's Office about a phone scam there.

The sheriff tells Channel 3 his office has received several complaints about someone calling as if they're with the department, demanding money for "missing jury duty."

The sheriff says a number of people complied, putting funds on a prepaid credit card.

He says the sheriff's office will never call with this type of instruction.

If you've fallen victim to this scam, call police.
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