Wilcox authorities are warning of phone scam

Wilcox authorities are warning of phone scam

WILCOX CO., GA (WALB) - A phone scam is going around Wilcox County. Investigators say a Jamaican number is calling people telling them they've won a lot of money and a car from the Publisher's Clearinghouse.

Authorities say you should not wire any money to people that make these calls.

"$900,000 sounds good and a car sounds good, but that's the way these clearinghouse sweepstakes work. You don't have to pay nothing to them," said Investigator Steve Mauldin with the Wilcox County Sheriff's Office.

If you receive a call like this, you're asked to call your local law enforcement agency.

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