A SCAM ALERT from the Duval County Clerk of Courts office. Fictitious emails are circulating, in attempt to steal your hard-earn money. 3 The Clerk of Courts just issued this warning today... saying scammers are posing as clerk employees and sending emails that would give them access to your personal information, and eventually, access to your money. So far, only three people have been contacted in this scam but courthouse employees want to get the word out in fear others may fall victim. Channel 4's Tarik Minor has been following this scam alert and joins us now live from the Courthouse. Tarik, exactly how does this scam work? 3 3 0-516-2150-551:10-1:151:18- 1:23PKG - Hundreds of people, walk in and out of the Duval County Courthouse everyday, some summoned to court by mail, others here to pay a ticket.Courthouse employees say the most important thing they want you to know about this scam, is that they will never contact you..through an unsolicited email. 13:34:47"there telling people that they are supposed to, or are supposed to be in court, and we would never do that."Public information officer Charlie Broward says someone is impersonating a court employee online, directing recipients to click on a link or an attachment. Broward says the link could be potentially harmful to your computer, and even jeopardize your personal information. 13:35:02"take caution with these types of emails, slow down, give us a call, we can confirm if your supposed to be in court, or a court case, but certainly this is not something that we typically do." 13:56:50"You might think the people targeted in this scam are from Duval County, but that is not the case according to the clerks off, one was from South Florida, the other from Georgia, and the third from an undisclosed location outside of the state."In each case, the potential victims were wise enough to follow up with a phone call to the clerk ' s office, rather than take the risk.13:38:39"some people think because it's the clerk of court, there's nothing wrong with it but you never know what a link can do to you." 13:45:54"the world has become a very cruel place and people aren't as generous as people would think, and now with technology at their disposal there's plenty of corruptive people" Tarik, what are police doing about this?'