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Home News Scam Alerts PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE SCAM - OCTOBER 8, 2009
PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE SCAM - OCTOBER 8, 2009
Thursday, 08 October 2009 13:22

In recent weeks the Millard County Sheriff’s Office has received several complaints from citizens stating they have been contacted by someone posing to be from Publishers Clearing House.  The callers posing to be from Publishers Clearing House been advising Millard County residents that they have won a large sum of money.  They then ask the residents to wire them a percentage of the winnings through Western Union.  They assure the residents that they will then bring them their winnings in a Publishers Clearing House van.  .

 

Many of our residents are receiving this type of call and Sheriff Dekker reminds you to NEVER give out personal information over the phone to anyone and use extra caution if wiring money to individuals you don’t know.   If you have questions please call us at 435-743-5302 or 435-864-2755.

 

Safe Tip

Con-artists are not always easy to spot. Smart, extremely persuasive, and aggressive, they invade your home through the telephone and the mail, advertise in reputable newspapers and magazines, and come to your door. Most people think they’re too smart to fall for a scam. But con artists rob all kinds of people from investment counselors and doctors to teenagers and elderly widows of billions every year. It’s up to you to say NO. Use common sense and learn about old and new scams.

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