St. Clair County Warns About Phone Scam

(St. Clair Co., IL) — Metro East authorities are warning residences about a phone scam. The St. Clair County sheriff’s department says people have been receiving calls from someone identifying himself as Deputy James Marshal. The scammer tells the person they missed jury duty. He then instructs the person to purchase a prepaid credit in order to clear an arrest warrant. Anyone who receives a similar call is asked to contact the sheriff’s department.