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Fayette Residents Warned Of Sweepstakes Scam

Reported: Jan. 5, 2014 4:56 PM EST
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FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (Dave Benton) -- The Fayette County Sheriff's office is warning area residents to be on alert for an ongoing financial scam.

Someone is contacting residents claiming he's with Publisher's Clearing House and telling them they won a million dollar prize, but they need to purchase a $400 pre-paid card to claim it.

This is a scam. Anyone who gets a call like this should contact police.



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