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Fraud Alert!

by Jessie Hawkins


Caller reports that she received a telephone call from 1-876-280-8731 stating that they were with United Purchasing and she had won a Honda Car and $25,000 cash. Suspect asked her to go to a CVS Pharmacy and get a $235 card. They also told her to mail a check addressed to Shirley M MacLego ADDRESS: 166 E 35 PH ST, APT 14F, New York, NY10016-4145. Suspect had stated that his name was an Oliver Queens. Caller did not give the suspect any information and did not send money or card.

If you experience any suspicious calls or incidents, please call the Itasca County Sheriff's Office non-emergency number: 218-326-3477 to report it.