Easton Residents Victims Of Reported "Lottery Scam" - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Easton Residents Victims Of Reported "Lottery Scam"

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EASTON, Md. - Maryland State Police are reporting that multiple elderly residents in Talbot County have been victims of a recent "lottery scam."    

Officials say two victims were reportedly contacted and told they won the MGM Mega Millions Lottery from Las Vegas, but were told to send money through a Green DOT MoneyPak cards before collecting their winnings.      

Officials say this isn't the first of these cases and there have been reports of a scam involving a winning check from Publisher's Clearing House. 

Officials advise residents to be cautious for these scams and document any suspicious activity and not to give any personal information over the telephone.

Green Dot ManeyPak is alerting users to about how to stop a scam.  To view, click here.

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