Scam Warning: False KC Sheriff’s Call

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a reported scam. The Kitsap County Clerk’s Office recently received reports of a person claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office and telling residents they missed jury service, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office. The residents are told they need to pay or go to jail for failing to appear for jury duty. One resident gave the caller $2,000 through this scam, according to the news release.

The Sheriff’s Office provided the following tips to residents:
 All communication about jury duty will be sent to county residents in writing.