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Jury notice scam reported in Gregg County

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 GREGG CO. (KYTX) -  Authorities in Gregg County are advising residents to be aware of a jury notice scam similar to the one that residents in Smith County have reported.

The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office reports their office was contacted Thursday by a concerned citizen from a local business.

The employee reported that an individual identified themselves as Lieutenant Donaldson with the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office.

The caller demanded to speak with a person he named at the local business. The caller insisted to speak directly to the named individual.

This, and other facts related in this event, is similar in nature of those reported in recent months by the Smith County Sheriff’s Office in Tyler in relation to a jury notice scam.

The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone receiving these types of calls check with local Law Enforcement in regards to their requests, especially before providing any money or personal financial information.

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