Phone scam promises riches

By Alex Davis | adavis@wcia.com

Published 09/03 2014 04:54PM

Updated 09/03 2014 05:35PM

MACON COUNTY -- Phone scammers are back at it. An area woman told police someone with broken English called her claiming she'd won millions of dollars. The caller said, in order to claim the money, she needed to send money to the caller. The person calling never said where they were calling from or offered the name of a business or contest.

The sheriff's department says people should never give out personal information over the phone and should hang up if they ever encounter these types of calls.

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