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Lee County District Attorney's Office


The District Attorney’s Office, along with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, have teamed up to bring VINELink to Lee County.  VINELink (Victim Information & Notification Everyday) is an app available through iTunes App Store and Google play, which provides “near real-time” updates on the status of offenders in the Lee County Jail and other Alabama Detention Facilities.

Victims and other concerned citizens may use this free service to anonymously stay informed on the custody and release status of offenders.  For more information, visit or download the VINELink app to your mobile device.

Jury Duty SCAM Alert

Scammers claim to be law enforcement officers or court personnel.
Official Jury summonses are always are always delivered by U.S. Mail to your home or P.O. Box.
Scams can be phone calls OR emails from email addresses that appear valid.
Phone numbers can be manipulated to appear as a local number or display any agency or business.
Court Officials and Law enforcement will never make phone calls to threaten arrest for failing to appear for jury service.
DO NOT provide personal or credit card info.
Gift cards will NEVER be an acceptable method of payment for any court fees.

"Tech Imposter" SCAM

These scammers may reach out to you or an older family member to “help” with a non-existent problem – in order to access their computer and confidential information.

Romance Con

Often Lurking around dating and social sites, these scammers try to gain trust before asking for money.

Phony Family Fraudster

These scammers impersonate grandchildren and other family members, claiming to be in trouble and in need of money.

What if you Paid the Scammer?

  • Pay with Debit or Credit Card? Contact the company or bank that issued the card.  Tell them it was a fraudulent charge.  Ask them to reverse the transaction and give you your money back.
  • Scammer make an Unauthorized Transfer from your Bank Account?  Contact your bank and tell them it was an unauthorized debit or withdrawal.  Ask them to reverse the transaction and give you your money back.
  • Send CASH?  If you sent it by U.S. Mail, contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 887-876-2455 and ask them to intercept the package.  If you used another delivery service, contact them as soon as possible.
  • Report Scams to the Federal Trade Commission online at

Things you can do to help avoid SCAMS

  • Encourage older family members to stay connected in their community and with loved ones, and talk to a trusted family member or friend before taking action.
  • Keep an eye on your accounts for unusual purchases, transfers, or unauthorized payments.
  • Watch out for signs of potential financial exploitation by caregivers or relatives.
  • Remind your friends and family to avoid any requests to send gift cards, money or personal information to anyone they don’t know.
  • Share these tips with your family and loved ones.

Get in Touch

Lee County District Attorney’s Office
2311 Gateway Drive
Opelika, Alabama 36801