Phone scam

Hunt County
7:52 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Authorities report missed jury duty scam

Randy Meeks
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Local law enforcement agencies are warning area residents of a telephone scam, where the victims are threatened with arrest if they don’t send the caller money via a pre-paid card.

Both the Greenville Police Department and the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office have received reports of the scam, which involves a fake warrant officer calling about missed jury duty.

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Commerce
2:21 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Police warn of home inspection scams

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At least two Commerce residents have reported an unusual phone call in reference to roofing and foundation inspections.

The Commerce Police Department has received at least two reports of a person that has called residents wanting to set up unsolicited inspections of roof and foundations in the area. 

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