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Officials warn of scammer in the area

FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) -- Officials report that a fake Publisher's Clearing House agent has been calling people in the Fayette County area.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff's Department the caller tells their potential victim that they've won a $1.5 million prize, and in order to claim it, they have to purchase a $400 pre-paid card.  

One of the phone numbers they have called from is (876) 524-6656.

Officials urge you, do not send any money or divulge any financial information to the individual.

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