Smith County, Texas Sheriff’s Office warns of traffic tickets/jury scam

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a jury scam in the area.

According to a press release from the SCSO, the scam involves phone calls from individuals posing as law enforcement officials. These scammers will demand immediate payment for nonexistent fines and/or warrants for missed jury service.

One of the recent scammers requested the victim go to a local pharmacy and purchase a MoneyPak for the payment and stayed on the line with them until this was accomplished.