Stars and Stripes sweepstakes scam

  
     
June 21, 2011
Scammers appear to be targeting veterans and military families claiming they have won a sweepstakes from Stars and Stripes, reports Stripes.com.

At least two Stars and Stripes readers have received phone calls recently saying that they had won the newspaper's sweepstakes and asking for money so they can collect their prize, but the newspaper is not running any kind of sweepstakes.

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