MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)-Monroe County Sheriff’s Department says a new phone scam is going on.
Several reports have been called into the department from a Jamaican phone number: 876-429-2512.
The caller says they are with a company called “Carrier of Delivery Service” and tell the resident they have won a prize but must pay shipping and handling in order to receive it.
Most of the calls have been made to elderly residents.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department wants to remind all residents never give out any personal information over the phone such as your social security number or bank information.
If you do receive a call you are asked to notify authorities.