Media Release

Court Services Phone Scam Alert

Friday, July 17, 2015 4:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Court Services is receiving reports of people receiving phone calls from someone alleging to be a Court Services representative, who is saying that they need to pay money for a related service. These calls are a scam to defraud residents. Court Services employees do not call clients insisting that they pay money.

If anyone receives such a call, please do not give any payment information. Hang up and call Alachua County Courts Services at 352-338-7390. These incidents also need to be reported to the police, by calling the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office at 352-955-1818.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).