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Carroll Co. S.D. Warns of Phone Scam

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

HUNTINGDON, Tenn.- The Carroll County Sheriff's Department wants you to know about a phone scam affecting folks in the area.

Several people have called the department about phone calls from people saying they had won the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes. Investigators said this is scam.

They called asks the individual to go to Walmart to get a Green Dot card or to stay on the phone and give them personal information.

The sheriff's department said you should just hang up and always be wary of giving out your personal information.