WARNING: DO NOT fall for this convincing Jury Duty email scam

Queenslanders are being warned about a dodgy Jury Duty email scam currently doing the rounds.

The scam tells people that they’ve been “chosen to participate in a court proceeding as a juror” and allegedly tries to con them into clicking on a dodgy link to fill in their personal details.

The Department of Justice and Queensland Police alerted people to the scam on Wednesday, urging them to remain vigilant.


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“Queensland Courts send paper notices to prospective jurors, not emails,” Justice Qld said.

“Don’t click on the link if you receive an email like this.”

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If I got an email telling me I had jury duty, and I had to fill in an online form with my deets, I think I’d put in my dog’s name. Not very civic-minded of me, but she’d do an awesome job.