The Knox County Criminal Court Clerk’s office has been made aware of a scam in Knox County. Individuals have been contacted and accused of not responding to a jury duty summons. The caller then informs them that they will be arrested if they do not pay a sum of money. Please be advised that neither the Clerk’s office nor the Sheriff’s office makes such threats. You will never be asked to pay money in relation to jury service. Please contact law enforcement and the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk’s office should you or someone you know receive a phone call of this nature.