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Lawton Police Warn of Scam

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Lawton, Ok_The Lawton Police Department is warning the public about an ongoing scam.

It involves a caller claiming to be from the Publishers Clearing House who says you have won 5 million dollars.  The winner is told that a representative will come to their house to pick up a $300.00 check for a processing fee.

The latest police report was filed Friday, January 3rd; however, police say the representative did not show up.  According to police, Publishers Clearing house does not require the winner to a pay a processing fee for prizes.

If you receive a call like this, police say tell the caller that you know it is a scam and you will not participate.  Do not agree to give the representative any money.  Also, for your own safety, do not agree to give the caller any money in an effort to catch the representative for police.

 

 

   

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