phone scam http://nhpr.org en Phone Scam Targets NH Seniors http://nhpr.org/post/phone-scam-targets-nh-seniors <p>Senior citizens across New Hampshire and New England are the targets of a lottery scam originating from the Jamaican area code 876.</p><p>Here&rsquo;s what happens: seniors receive a call from an 876 area code, often mistaking it for a toll-free number. They&rsquo;re congratulated on winning a lottery or new car and asked to provide a fee of up to $4,000 to process their winning.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 19:44:20 +0000 Tina Forbes 9575 at http://nhpr.org