The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is warning the public about an individual who is impersonating an employee of the Office of the Sheriff.
The scammer, who police say is an unknown man, calls residents in the East Bay claiming to be “Lieutenant Jackson of the Warrant Unit.”
The caller tells listeners that they failed to appear for jury duty or a traffic violation. Unless they pay hundreds of dollars in fines and fees, a warrant will be issued for their arrest, the caller says.
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