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Scam Alert

The Court wishes to make the public aware of recent scams impacting citizens of the Eastern District of Virginia:

Jury Duty: The Court will not call you and ask for money if you allegedly failed to report for jury duty.
Arrest Warrants:  The Court will not communicate with you and ask for money if you allegedly have an active warrant for your arrest.

Please be wary of any communication asking for money regarding alleged business of the United States Courts.

Additional information regarding recognizing potential fraud may be found online: FTC Advice website

If the Court has legitimate business with you, we will communicate by phone, letter, or email.  You may verify that the communication is authentic by reaching out to the appropriate divisional office: