The Scott County Sheriff's Department has received several calls concerning a phone scam. Citizens are describing that a person saying he is with PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE calling their phone and saying that they have won a car or a large sum of cash. The caller is asking people to go to local stores and purchase a "Green Dot" debit card for a certain amount and that someone would meet them at the store.
Please call the Scott County Sheriff's Department if you have any information concerning this phone scam. 812.752.8400 or Tip Line 812.752.7898.