Scammers target South Dakota Lottery

PIERRE, S.D. (KEVN) - Scammers claiming to have information on a lottery prize are being reported in South Dakota.

According to the South Dakota Lottery, people have reported receiving phone calls and mailers with information on a prize related to the Mega Millions lottery game. The lottery says it is not affiliated with the messages.

If you receive any form of communication related to a possible prize, do not share your personal information.

For questions related to any messages received, call the South Dakota Lottery at 605-773-5770. If you believe you a victim of the scam, email the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division at consumerhelp@state.sd.us or call 800-300-1986.