Police Warn of Letter Scam 2/13/2013 (Updated 10:51:29 PM)
State police in Gibson are warning citizens in the Great Bend area to beware of a letter scam.
They say that residents have been getting letters telling them that they have won a consumer promotion drawing from stores in the U.S. and United Kingdom.
The letters come with an enclosed check for $2,850. But, because the drawing was supposedly in the U.K., the winners must send a tax due amount of $1,920 by MoneyGram or Western Union.
Police urge residents not to cash the check or send any money. If you receive such a letter, call state police at 570-465-3154.
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