COUNTY, TN. (WRCB) – An overseas scam has local law enforcement warning
County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Janice Atkinson says people have reported
receiving calls from a man claiming to be with Publisher's Clearing, who tells
them they've won a car.
who identifies himself as Damien Clark, tells potential victims they can learn
how to claim the car by purchasing a Green Dot Card for $399 from Walmart, and then
calling him back with the card number.
purposely tells victims he does not want any of their personal information, to
put them at ease.
says numbers 1-886-280-7400 and
1-876-580-7109 have been used, and traced back to Jamaica.
She says because the scam is conducted overseas,charges cannot be filed.
receive one of these calls, hang up and do not send money.