Phone scam in Jackson County

Phone scam in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says it does not call residents to inform them that they owe money for jury duty, outstanding warrants or any other fines/fees.

Should you receive a phone call of this nature, it is not from the sheriff’s office in Murphysboro. Question your caller about the legitimacy of the allegation or simply hang up.

Residents can call the Jackson County Clerk’s Office at 687-7300 if there are any questions about jury duty obligations within Jackson County.