Police Warning Over Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes Scam

By Joe Gullo

Published 08/19 2014 09:51AM

Updated 08/20 2014 05:31PM

ST. ALBANS, Vt. - The St. Albans Police Department is warning over a Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes scam.

Police say a male with a Jamaican accent calls the victim and states that they won the sweepstakes. The male requests money to be sent to him for a processing fee.

Police are advising the public not to send any personal or financial information to phone solicitors.

Anyone with information or has received a call should contact their local police department.

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