Sheriff's office urges caution about calls from scammers who want money up front.
By Staff Reports
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 2:36 pm (Updated: October 25, 2:37 pm)
INDEPENDENCE — A legitimate contest or sweepstakes will never ask a winner to pay money in advance to get their prize, cautions Grayson Sheriff Richard Vaughan.
A local woman almost fell for such a scam, but a family member and the sheriff intervened before any money was lost.
The Grayson Sheriff’s Office is warning of a scam involving a sweepstakes award and pre-paid debit cards from Walmart.
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