This afternoon, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple reports of unknown individuals calling real-estate offices in the Mooresville, and Statesville areas claiming to be either Deputy Jason Hampton or Deputy Chad Bentley with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office.
The victims are advising the callers tell them they have missed jury duty. To remedy the situation, the victims are to bring two self-addressed stamped envelopes, and their identification to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office.
The unknown callers then call back a short time later, and advise the victims to purchase gift or debit cards, and call 704-842-3779 to use the cards to pay the fine. We are currently investigating these incidents.
If you receive or have received such a call, please advise the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office at 704-878-3180.
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