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Deputy warns: Don't be fooled by sweepstakes scam

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By Vince Luecke

PERRY COUNTY - What appeared to be a windfall for one Perry County man turned out instead to be a fraud that could have cost him thousands of dollars.

The rural Tell City homeowner received a letter dated Jan. 16 from Dominion Financial Award Inc., declaring him a $125,000 winner in a sweepstakes allegedly conducted through a computerized balloting system. The letter included a check for $4,850 drawn on a bank in Vermont, supposedly to be used for paying taxes on the winnings.


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