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GRPD warns of telephone scam claiming ‘Mega Million’ prize winnings

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Posted: Saturday, June 18, 2011 2:00 pm

The Grand Rapids Police Department would like to alert local residents of another scam that is being carried out in the area.

A person claiming to be with Mega Millions Enterprise telephoned a city resident advising them that they had won a new Porsche automobile and $2.5 million. The resident was advised that the Porsche would be delivered to their home by a company representative. The caller further advised the resident that in order to receive the vehicle and prize money they needed to wire $2,500 via Western Union.

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