SUPER BOWL 52: Patriots-Eagles February 4 | New England Patriots Coverage | CBS Philly Coverage
WEATHER ALERT: Heavy Rain, Wind, Ice  | Forecast | Blog | Radar | Weather App

WORCESTER (CBS) – There’s a new telephone scam targeting residents in central Massachusetts.

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. says someone claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Department is calling people and telling them that they missed jury duty. They are then told they need to pay a certain amount to get out of trouble.

“In at least one instance, the caller says that he can take payment of the fine over the phone,” Early Jr. said.

Anyone who gets a call like this is urged to not respond and just hang up.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Opioid Crisis
Download Our App
Download Weather App

Watch & Listen LIVE