Police warning residents of a mail scheme

Authentic looking check but it requests you send a processing fee

CHICOPEE, Mass (WWLP) – Police in Chicopee are warning residents to be aware of a mail scheme that tries to convince you that you won the lottery.

It includes an authentic looking check in the amount of $4,350 but it also requests that you send a processing fee of $3,850.  The letter contains several misspellings.

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Police are reminding you that you cannot win if you didn’t buy a lottery ticket in a foreign country. Police say if you get this letter don’t cash the check.

You can call Chicopee Police 413-592-6341.


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