The latest phone scam appears to be coming from scam artists pretending to be from The Justice of the Peace Court, calling their victims from an actual court phone number with the caller demanding bail money to secure the release of a relative.
The Justice of the Peace Court will not call individuals and request payment of a loved one’s bail. Any calls of that nature would come from the loved one themselves and not a court employee.
Employees will nevercall the relatives of someone being held on bail and demand payment over the phone. […Read more]