Scam Alert!

scam4A new scam is working in Coffee County and the sheriff’s department is warning area residents. According to Investigator Jason Dendy a local person receives a call from an unknown caller claiming to be from Publishers Clearing House. The scammer tells the intended victim that they have won a prize. The scam artist then tells the person they need to meet a UPS driver in the Wal-Mart parking lot with a Green Dot credit card loaded with a certain amount of money in able to claim the prize. Dendy advises to not give any money to anyone and contact authorities. You can call Investigator Dendy at 931-570-4427.