‘Publishers Clearing House’ SCAM


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There is another scam in Washington County involving fake ‘Publishers Clearing House’ phone calls. The scammer will convince the victim to send money in multiple ways including Amazon gift cards and writing checks. The scammers will then send what looks like a valid check to you but the check will not clear. If you have any questions or would like to report a scam, contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.