BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – The Maine State Police is warning the public of another phone scam.
Police say they’ve received multiple tips about a man named James Hooper, who claims to be a representative from Publisher’s Clearinghouse.
The scam tells people that they’ve won $4.5 million, and a Mercedes Benz, and asks them for credit card and banking information, or gift cards.
Officials say the scam seems to target senior citizens.
If you receive a scam call like this, you are asked to call the Maine State Police at 624-7076, extension 9.
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