Evansville Police Warning of Lottery Scam Impacting Residents
You know the saying, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is?" This is one of the reasons that saying exists.
According to the post below from the Evansville Police Department's Facebook page Wednesday morning, a new scam is making its way around claiming its targets have won $4.5 million dollars from the Mega Millions Lottery in Spain. All the target needs to do to claim their windfall is send a little money to a "representative" of the lottery to cover the cost of shipping and insurance on the winnings.
The best thing to do with these types of letters is throw them in the garbage. However, if you have elderly relatives who you think could fall for scams like these, be sure to ask if they've received something similar, and let them know it's not real.