Scammers are at it again in Pennington County.
Captain Marty Graves with the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, who is in charge of the Warrants Division, says this is the fourth or fifth time scammers are using actual employee names, pretending to be with the Warrants Division, making phone calls and demanding money.
Graves says the caller will say you have a warrant for failing to appear for jury duty and that you need to send money with a pre-paid debit card or gift card to settle the fine.
Graves says they do not collect warrants or fines over the phone.
Captain Marty Graves with the Pennington County Sheriff's Office Warrants Division, says, "If and when you get a call from the Sheriff's Office on a warrant, sometimes we do make calls, but we do require people to come down here to post their bonds, take care of things at the windows and things like that."
Graves says if you do get a call and have a question to call the Sheriff's Office directly, not the number they give you.
He says they will be able to tell you if you actually have a warrant and what to do about it.