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Imposters use spoofed phone numbers that look official, and steal the names and badge numbers of legitimate law enforcement officials. They warn people they might be arrested — unless they buy a prepaid debit, iTunes or gift card and pay the fine immediately. (FTC)


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United States Marshals don’t make calls and threaten to arrest people or fine them for missing jury duty.

By Bridget Small Consumer Education Specialist, FTC December 7, 2017
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