By Bria Brown

(CBS DETROIT) – The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a new phone scam going out to people in the county.

The call threatens people to pay money for violating jury duty or risk arrest.

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Some important tips they give to avoid these scams:

  • You will never be called by an officer threatening arrest for not attending jury duty.
  • Never give money over the phone to someone you don’t know.

They also recommend calling the police if the caller keeps harassing you.

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