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Phone scam alert in Bennington

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Vermont State Police received two complaints about a man claiming to be an employee with the Bennington County Sheriff's Department.

Authorities say the scammer told victims that they had missed jury duty.

He then said they had to pay a $400 fine or be arrested.

Police say if you receive a similar call you should not provide personal information over the phone and you should contact law enforcement.

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