SCAM ALERT: Scammers can trick your caller ID, pretend to be the sheriff's dept.
The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is warning you about a new phone scam.
Police say a scammer is using a tool that tricks your caller ID into thinking the sheriff's department is calling.
The caller may then tell you there's a warrant for your arrest because you missed jury duty. The scammer may then instruct you to purchase iTunes gift cards to pay for court fees, totaling more than $2,000.
At least two people have fallen victim already.
Police say they will never ask for payments over the phone.
If this scammer calls you contact police immediately.
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