There's a new phone scam circulating around Scott County you need to be aware of.

According to KWQC, Scott County residents are told they have missed a court date with the Federal Grand Jury, and they are asked for money to pay fines for failing to appear.

The calls are coming from the telephone number (563) 362-0903, and the caller says you have reached the Sheriff's Office warrant division.

'Tis the season for scams and desperate people.