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New phone scam reported in Tri-County area

Penfield – Another phone scam has been reported in the Tri-County area.

State Police report that an 83-year-old woman from Penfield, Clearfield County received a call and was led to believe that she had won a brand-new car from the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes.

She was instructed by the alleged scammers to purchase and send a $1,000 money order to receive the prize.

The investigation is continuing.