PASQUOTANK, Va. (WAVY) — Officials are warning residents in the Pasquotank area about scammers impersonating the Sheriffs’ Office.
In the call, the scammers are insisting you missed jury duty and there are outstanding warrants for your arrest. Therefore, you must pay a fine with money or gift cards.
The County Sheriff’s Office wants you to know that they would never call you to collect a fine for not appearing for jury duty.
Victims are encouraged to reach out to officials to file a report. County residents should be in contact with the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office at (252)338-2191. City residents should be directed to the Elizabeth City Police Department (252)335-4321.