BCSO warns of phone scam targeting Bernalillo County

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- The sheriff’s department is warning of a phone scam targeting Bernalillo County residents. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office says someone is calling people claiming to be a sheriff’s lieutenant and says the person they called has failed to show up for jury duty and needs to pay a fine. BCSO says they would never call and ask for payments over the phone. Anyone receiving one of these calls is asked to call BCSO.