Dickinson County Sheriff's Office Issues Warning About A Scam On Facebook

Thu 1-21-2016 []

(Spirit Lake)-- Authorities are alerting the public to yet another scam that’s making the rounds. This one is on Facebook and involves so-called lottery winnings. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office tells KUOO news a local resident fell victim to the scam and lost some $10,000 as a result.    

Authorities say if you see such a posting, you should simply disregard it.    

They add it appears the perpetrators of the scam are targeting certain age groups.