Phone Scam Alert

The La Crosse Police Department has received complaints regarding a representative from the Publisher’s Clearing House calling and asking for bank account information in order to claim prize money.  This phone tactic is a scam!  La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department has also received similar complaints.

We remind you to never give away your banking, personal, or other private information to a stranger over the phone.

If you have any questions regarding this scam, or any others, contact the Professional Standards/Community Services Bureau at (608) 789-7240.

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