“We have a warrant for your arrest”

“We have a warrant for your arrest.  You did not show up for jury duty, and the judge is upset.  You can turn yourself in, and your cash bond is $3,000.”

This was the phone call yesterday – with a real person on the other end identifying himself as a deputy with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Division in Orlando.  The recipient was my daughter-in-law.  She was terrified.

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