Phone scam targeting SEMO residents

PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - Sheriff Tommy Greenwell told Region 8 News that his department has received several complaints about a phone scam.

According to Greenwell, residents were called and told they'd won millions of dollars.

The caller says the person has to go to Wal-Mart and send them a $400 money order to receive the prize money.

Greenwell said it is a scam. He advises people to hang up and call their local police department to report the scam.

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