Fayette County Sheriff's Office warns people about phone scam

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- The Fayette County Sheriff's Office has a warning about a phone scam.

Investigators say the office received multiple reports Friday night from people who said they received calls from someone claiming to be from the sheriff's office.

The caller says the person has failed to report for jury duty and owes a $400 fine.

The caller then asks for a money card or the person will be arrested.

The sheriff's office says this is just a scam.

They say call the sheriff's office at 859-252-1771 to report it.

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