KSP alerts public of Adair County phone scam

KSP alerts public of Adair County phone scam

KSP alerts public of Adair County phone scam

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by WHAS11/News Release

WHAS11.com

Posted on September 24, 2012 at 2:38 PM

COLUMBIA, Ky. (News Release) – Cell phone users in Adair County, beware!  There's a scam going on in your area.

Cell phone users in the Adair County area are receiving phone calls from an unidentified source claiming to be Publisher’s Clearing House. 

The caller is advising people that they are to receive a prize of $1.1 million if they go to the local WalMart and purchase two Green Dot cards.  They are then advised to meet with someone in the parking lot to be escorted to a local bank by the Kentucky State Police to cash their winning check. 

The call is a hoax and should be disregarded.

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