Phone scammers trying to scam public in Siskyou County

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SISKYOU COUNTY — The Siskyou County Sheriff’s are reporting that thieves are targeting the public in another phone scam.

Callers have been telling people they had won over $200,000 in cash and prizes through the Publishers Clearing House.

The caller then tells the victim that they just needed to purchase a card for $399 to pay for delivery of the prizes.

If you receive a call like this you’re asked to call authorities.