Please be careful what information you reveal over the phone. In various parts of the United States, citizens are being targeted by phone calls and threatened with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service in federal courts. Federal courts do not require anyone to provide any sensitive information in a telephone call. Most contact between a federal court and a prospective juror will be through the U.S. Mail, and any phone contact by real court officials will not include requests for Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, or any other sensitive information. Click HERE for information regarding Jury scams and more on Identity Theft and Jury Service.