TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - With holidays approaching, the U.S. Marshals warn people of a recent phone scam.
The scam invovles a person calling, claiming to be U.S. Marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials. They try to collect a fine for failing to report to jury duty.
The scammers then say you can avoid arrest by purchasing a prepaid debit card.
The U.S. Marshals said they will never ask for payment or personal information over the phone.