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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

Trim any bushes or trees that hide doors or windows. Keep ladders, tools, toys, and recreational equipment inside when you’re not using them.

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