Police warn Stamford residents of phone scam

Stamford police are warning residents today about a phone scam. They say eight people have been tricked by a caller who claims they've missed jury duty and must pay a fine to avoid getting arrested.

News 12 Staff

Nov 5, 2014, 9:24 PM

Updated 3,510 days ago

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Stamford police are warning residents today about a phone scam.



They say eight people have been tricked by a caller who claims they've missed jury duty and must pay a fine to avoid getting arrested.



 Police say the victims are told to load cash onto a Green Dot Money card and give the caller the card's number.



Officers say no government agency will call you and ask you to pay a fine using cash cards.


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