Bentonville Scam Alert

Published 06/08 2014 10:54PM

Updated 06/08 2014 11:31PM

BENTONVILLE, AR-- Beware in Bentonville. Police there are warning of a scam involving their own officers.

Police say they have received several complaints from would-be victims saying someone claiming to be a Bentonville Police officer called saying they needed to pay a fee for skipping out on jury duty.

The callers even threaten people with arrests if they don't pay up. Officers say the police department has not made any calls like this.

If you think you've been targeted by the scammers, call Bentonville police.

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