The McMinn County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a scam.

Sheriff Joe Guy said residents are receiving phone calls from phone number 423-482-0937.

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The scammer says the resident has an active warrant for missing jury duty. Sheriff Guy added that the scammer also says the person needs to pay a fine.

"THIS IS A SCAM. The number is pirated. Hang up immediately," Sheriff Guy said.