JURY SCAM ALERT - Warning to the Public regarding Identity Theft
The San Joaquin County Superior Court has become aware of telephone scams by identity thieves targeting members of the public.
They call, claiming to be court employees needing financial information such as credit card and bank account information or personal information like Social Security Numbers. Court and jury employees will NEVER ask, past or prospective jurors, for financial or personal information.
Please do not provide this type of information to anyone claiming to be associated with the Superior Court Jury staff.
The right to a trial by jury is the privilege of every person in the United States, whether citizen or not. This cherished right is guaranteed by both the United States and California Constitutions.
You have been summoned to render an important service as a juror. You have enjoyed the privileges of citizenship and the protection of your liberties and property through our system of self-government. Now, for a short time, you will serve as a juror, an officer of the court, along with the lawyers and the judges. As a juror, you are an important member of the judicial system of San Joaquin County and California.