McDowell County sheriff’s deputies want to make people aware of another phone scam.
The caller advises that he is with the U.S. Postal Service and has a check for the person he is calling but taxes on the winnings have to be paid first. Do not send money.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service offers these tips to protect against phone fraud and mail fraud:
Don't share financial information
Don't be pressured
Do your due diligence
Consult with a friend
Block telemarketing calls
Read the fine print
Anyone with questions or concerns can call the Sheriff’s Office at 652-2235.
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