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Dalton Police warn of old scam with new twist

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DALTON, GA (WRCB) - Police in Dalton are warning of an old phone scam, with a new twist..
Several complaints have been reported to Dalton Police, in which a caller from a New York Area Code says they are from Publisher's Clearing House.
The caller says you won a large cash prize that will be delivered to your house by a man in a Brink's truck with a police escort.
According to police, the caller then says you need to first make a payment to receive the prize. The scammer then says to load 850-dollars on a
Wal-mart gift card, for a representative to pick up.
If you've experienced a scam like this, call Dalton Police.
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