State Police Warn Of Phone Scam

Reported by: Tom Kenny
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Updated: 9/24/2012 7:22 pm
State Police are warning people of a phone scam that has popped-up in at least one Kentucky county, Adair.

State Police said that someone is calling people, claiming to be from Publisher's Clearing House.

The caller tells people they need to go to Walmart, buy some 'Green Dot' cards, which is a type of pre-paid money card and then go to a bank to cash their winning check.

According to State Police, no one has fallen for this yet, but several people have been called.
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yvonne36 - 9/25/2012 3:49 PM
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Got a similar call from PCL, too. Told I won some cash and it's to be processed after I paid the tax and processing fee for $350. Wow! I'm amazed at how the lady was able to tell such lie and still sound very professional. I knew it was a scam. Like what the police always remind us, if it's too good to be true, it probably is. So I got the phone number and Googled it. Well, I wasn't surprised when I pulled up http://www.callercenter.com and found several complaints associated with the phone number. I wonder, how come this scammer's still able to call?
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