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Forrest County residents be aware of phone scam

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FORREST COUNTY (WDAM) -

Members of the Forrest County Sheriff's Department are warning residents to be aware of a recent rash of phone scams.

According to investigator Nick Calico, multiple elderly citizens have been contacted by a person described as having an accent.

Calico stated the call informs people they have won $2.4 million and prompts them to send $300 on a money order to Jamaica to receive their money the next day.

If you have any information about these calls, contact the Forrest County Sheriff's Department at 601-544-7800.

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