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Scam Alert! Avoid Arrest - Nov. 15, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The U.S. Marshals Service is warning of several scams involving people claiming to be marshals, court officers or other law enforcement officials. U.S. Marshal Noel March says the scammers claim to be collecting a fine in lieu of arrest for failing to report to jury duty or other offenses. The victims are told they can avoid arrest by purchasing a prepaid debit card.