Jackson County Sheriff’s Department warning of lottery scam

Source: MGN

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is alerting citizens they should not believe any texts of Facebook messages they might receive saying they won a lottery.

Earlier this week, a Vancleave woman sent in thousands of dollars to two different addresses to pay taxes on a lottery she never won.

The woman told investigators someone named George sent her a Facebook message that she won and instructed her how and where to pay the taxes.

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