Green River Star -

By David Martin

Scams circulate in GR


April 12, 2017

For Bonnie Pope, the red flags went up as soon as she noticed the call came from Jamaica.

The Green River resident received a phone call Thursday from a man claiming he was with Publishers Clearing House in Washington, D.C. The man told Pope the iconic prize van was en route to her house and would arrive in minutes. He told her she won $5,500 cash every day for the rest of her life and excitedly told her about the financial freedom she would enjoy in the future.

“He was really trying to hype me up and get me going,” Pope said.

After a few moments, the scammer tried to hook Pope into gi...

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