Oklahoma Lottery Officials Warn Of Scam Calls October 29, 2013 at 8:41 PM CDT - Updated July 11 at 4:55 AM OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma Lottery officials are warning of a scam that attempts to get people to believe they've won money, primarily in the Mega Millions game. Lottery director Rollo Redburn says in a news release that the lottery's security department has been receiving calls from people asking if they've actually won or if the call is a scam. He says most of the calls are from the 876 area code and the caller says the person has won money and additional prizes such as a car or a trip - but the person must pay taxes first. Redburn says the calls are not from the Oklahoma Lottery and that lottery winners will never be asked to make an up-front payment. The 876 area code is used in Jamaica. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.