Fraud Alert – The Canadian County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit has recently received numerous calls concerning Fake Calls Claiming to be Publishers Clearing House. Be aware this is a SCAM which has been repeated numerous time across the county. The SCAM caller will claim that you have won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes and that you need to send them money usually on a gift card or money card to pay the taxes up front. This is a SCAM the Publishers Clearing House will NEVER ask for money. We have verified that with Publishers Clearing House.
If anyone contacts, you for any reason and asks you to put money on a Gift Card/Money Card and give them the number off the card it is a SCAM. If you have any questions, please contact the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office or your Local Law Enforcement.