Forrest County residents be aware of phone scam

Forrest County residents be aware of phone scam
Phone Scam

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.