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No, you are not a winner. OPP warn of new phone scam

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Officers from Lanark OPP are investigating complaints of a new scam involving requests for money orders to transfer “prize money”. In this case the victim gets a call saying they have won a prize, usually a million dollars or more, and the caller states they need to send a money order to pay for the driver to deliver the prize. The amount “requested” has ranged anywhere from $250 to $550. The caller gives a name and address in the United States and has represented himself as operating on behalf of Readers Digest. If the victim receives a voice mail and returns the call he, or she, is told that the money has been transferred to the Federal Reserve and a larger sum is needed to release and deliver the prize. The OPP urges the public not to forward funds or release banking or personal details to any unsolicited requests for funds. If you get one of these calls, notify police.

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