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June 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Maryland Judiciary Warns of New Jury Duty Scam

The Maryland Judiciary is warning the public about a sophisticated scam that has been reported in southern Maryland, but also may be happening elsewhere throughout the state. In this telephone scam, the caller claims to work for the court and is calling about failing to appear for jury duty. People who have been called say […]

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November 25, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Warning about Court Scams

The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about “court” scams that are going on in the state. The most recent reports have been about a telephone jury duty fraud operating in Allegany and Howard County, but other courts have reported issues in recent months, as well. Here are some tips from the Maryland Judiciary: […]

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May 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Be Wary of Phone Calls About Jury Duty

The Maryland Judiciary wants to warn the public about a telephone scam about jury duty. The caller claims to work for a Circuit Court, tells the person he or she has been charged with contempt for not reporting for jury duty, refers to a judge by name, and demands payment over the phone using a […]

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