Widespread phone scams have been targeting Western Massachusetts residents for months and now a Chicopee woman has come forward saying she's fallen victim.
Police tell CBS 3 a caller told the woman she was eligible for a grant, but needed to send more than $1,000 in prepaid MoneyPak cards to cover fees.
The woman sent those cards in and the next day was contacted by a caller in New York saying an additional $2,300 was needed.
At that point she called police.
Police say never wire money to anyone claiming you won money.
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