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New Jury Duty Scam Could Steal Your Identity

You may remember a scam in which people were getting calls claiming they could be arrested for missing jury duty and needed to pay a fine. 

A new scam could destroy your computer, or perhaps your identity. 

Emails are going out to people who have missed court dates or jury duty. 

Right now, this is being reported in Brevard County, but these types of scams often spread.  Clerk of Courts Scott Ellis says a resident recently received an email signed by a nonexistent ``Clerk to the Court Ava Tailor'' that asked the recipient to click on an attached link. 

The email's ``zip'' file could unleash a computer virus or acquire personal information from the recipient's computer. 

Clerks' offices do not send out emails regarding missed dates.

 

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