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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An age old scam has a new twist: thieves are tricking people into giving out sensitive information.
The caller claims he or she is a jury duty coordinator, and tells the person they call that the person didn't show up for jury duty.
When people get defensive, the scammer asks for your social security number and birth date to cancel the arrest warrant. They use this information to steal the identity of the person.
A local judge is reaching out to the community and telling people not to fall for it.
"We never call people to say 'where is your form, give us this information over the phone,'" says Chief Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad. "If people do not return their forms, and there's always people in every summons, we request the sheriff hand deliver a notice to them."
There have not been any local cases, but law enforcement says they are dealing with several cases of identity theft every month.