Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell introduced that one other rip-off is making its means throughout the county.
“This time, they’re claiming the potential sufferer owes cash as a result of they missed jury obligation,” Ravenell stated. “We by no means acquire cash for any alleged missed jury obligation.”
Ravenell and several other deputies had been contacted on Sunday with questions concerning the validity of the jury obligation advantageous.
The sheriff stated the identify getting used on this rip-off is “Sgt. James Inexperienced.”
Whereas that could be a official officer, Capt. Inexperienced has lengthy since been promoted from sergeant, Ravenell stated.
“Backside line, there isn’t any coverage or regulation the place a deputy will make calls regarding any sort of financial transaction,” he stated.
If anybody receives such a name, they need to contact the sheriff’s workplace at 803-534-3550 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.
Get the most recent in native public security information with this weekly e mail.