Scammers up to old tricks, watch out for phone scam

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA - TV) - A tried and true telephone scam is back for another go in Pennington County.

According to the Rapid City Police Department a caller says they're from a local law enforcement agency and that the person has missed a jury summons and a warrant has been issued for their arrest. The scammer than says the warrant will be dropped in exchange for money, gift cards or a wire transfer.

Don't do it. Hang up. If you are concerned about a warrant, contact the Pennington County Sheriff at 605-394-6117.