Los Alamos Police Department Warns Of Online Scam

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The Los Alamos Police Department is warning the public of a recent scam. Citizens are receiving calls from a person or persons claiming to be with the Los Alamos County Sheriff’s Department.

They are advising citizens they need to pay sums of money for missing jury duty. A link is provided to citizens that looks like an authentic website for the sheriff and it contains a PO Box for the citizens to mail their money orders to.

To see the online scam, visit http://www.communitynotification.com/cap_contact.php?office=55310

In the event you are contacted by these individuals and requested to pay fines for any offense, please contact the Los Alamos Police Department immediately at 505.662.8222.