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ECSO warns of Publishers Clearing House scam

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EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning across the county after several residents reported receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be Publishers Clearing House representatives.  

The caller claims the recipient has won prizes in the sweepstakes drawing, but in order to claim the prize, consumers are instructed to wire money. 

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office and Publisher Clearing House want all citizens to remember that you should never have to pay advance fees on winnings.

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