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Before You Go: Jury duty scams pop up in Charleston; COVID-19 outbreak in SC facility; Race heats up for Graham

[image-1] COVID-19 update: Another 93 COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths were reported today by South Carolina health officials. This brings the total cases to 6,841 statewide and 463 in Charleston County.

Another trial: Citizens should be on the lookout for jury duty scammers, who are “again making their rounds,” according the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office. In the past, offenders have called potential victims claiming to be law enforcement officers collecting fines for missed jury duty. Some incidents in Charleston County have seen offenders sending fake court documents to individuals via email to validate their “missed jury duty” phone calls. The latest attempt at the scam did not result in anyone losing money, but nonetheless, be on the lookout.

What We’re Reading:

Politico: “The World Order Is Dead. Here’s How to Build a New One for a Post-Coronavirus Era.”

Associated Press: “In clamor to reopen, many black people feel overlooked”

AV Club: “Boy Meets World was the sitcom that grew up with the TGIF generation”

The State: “Coronavirus outbreak discovered at SC facility that treats disabled adults”

The Hill: “Graham’s embrace of Trump fuels competitive fight in South Carolina”

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Posted inNewsNews Briefs

Before You Go: Jury duty scams pop up in Charleston; COVID-19 outbreak in SC facility; Race heats up for Graham

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[image-1] COVID-19 update: Another 93 COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths were reported today by South Carolina health officials. This brings the total cases to 6,841 statewide and 463 in Charleston County.

Another trial: Citizens should be on the lookout for jury duty scammers, who are "again making their rounds," according the Charleston County Sheriff's Office. In the past, offenders have called potential victims claiming to be law enforcement officers collecting fines for missed jury duty. Some incidents in Charleston County have seen offenders sending fake court documents to individuals via email to validate their "missed jury duty" phone calls. The latest attempt at the scam did not result in anyone losing money, but nonetheless, be on the lookout.

What We're Reading:

Politico: "The World Order Is Dead. Here’s How to Build a New One for a Post-Coronavirus Era."

Associated Press: "In clamor to reopen, many black people feel overlooked"

AV Club: "Boy Meets World was the sitcom that grew up with the TGIF generation"

The State: "Coronavirus outbreak discovered at SC facility that treats disabled adults"

The Hill: "Graham's embrace of Trump fuels competitive fight in South Carolina"

More from the City Paper:
Jah Jr. embraces vocals and happiness on his latest LP, Here I Go
Charleston jail population down 20 percent since 2014 with measures to curb incarcerations
VIDEOS: Looking back at 10 years with PechaKucha 32
Invisible from Inside finds inner peace on debut EP Dock About