North Augusta woman loses money in scam

A North Augusta woman is out $53,679 after she was duped by a person claiming she had won a $3.6 million jackpot, a North Augusta Public Safety report shows.

The woman filed a complaint Tues­day morning stating she started receiving calls Sept. 3 about her winnings.

The caller told the woman that she needed to pay to cover taxes and asked her to send computers and video games to an
address in Jamaica, a report states.