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Napa County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday October 23rd, 2013 :: 03:23 p.m. PDT
Advisory

Fraud Alert: Male suspect tells victim that they have a Napa County warrant for missing jury duty and to send him $2,000. Don't do it!

Fraud Alert:
Several people have received a call from a male who identifies himself as Major or Deputy Wilson. The suspect tells the victim that they have a Napa County warrant for their arrest for failing to appear for jury duty, and that they can avoid jail by sending him $2,000. Although it is possible the Sheriff’s Office would notify someone by phone that they have a warrant, the Sheriff’s Office would NEVER ask for or accept payment of any kind for a warrant.

Anyone may contact the Sheriff’s Office, 24 hours a day, to ask if they have a warrant for their arrest. All the caller needs to provide is their name and date of birth to find out if they have a warrant. The Sheriff’s Office number to call for a warrant check is 253-4209.

Please be suspicious of anyone asking for money over the phone; this is just one more twist on the ongoing phone scams for money.

Address/Location
Napa County Sheriff's Office
1535 Airport Boulevard
Napa, CA 94558

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-253-4501

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