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SCAM ALERT: Prince William County Grand Jury Scam | News

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SCAM ALERT: Prince William County Grand Jury Scam

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (WUSA 9) -- The Prince William County Police Department is warning residents about a grand jury phone scam.

According to police, residents have been reporting that they are being targeted by phone calls related to grand jury scam, where a caller represents himself as a deputy with Prince William County. Police say the caller tells the resident that they failed to appear for grand jury and there is a warrant for their arrest and accompanying fines of $5,500. The caller goes on to say that the police are one the way to arrest the resident.

In at least one call, police say the caller instructed the resident to respond to the District Attorney's Office giving the address of the courthouse in Manassas.

Police advise that if residents receive this call, not to provide any information. Call the Communications Bureau at 703-792-6500 or use the online reporting system.