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Lawton Police Warn Of Publisher's Clearing House Scam

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LAWTON, Oklahoma -

Lawton police are warning the public about an ongoing scam.

The scam involves a phone call in which the caller says they are from Publisher's Clearing House announcing you have won 5 million dollars. The winner is then told a representative will come to their house and when they do, the winner must give them a $300.00 check for a processing fee.

The latest report was filed on Friday, January 3. Police say luckily no representative showed. Officers want to remind people that Publishers Clearing House does not require the winner to pay a processing fee for the prizes they award.

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

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