South Dakota Lottery warns citizens of potential scams

(KSFY) - The South Dakota Lottery wants to remind citizens to take caution when receiving information about a potential prize from any of its games.

The South Dakota Lottery said it has been informed of several instances in which South Dakotans have received mailers and phone calls informing them of a prize related to the Mega Millions game. The South Dakota Lottery has no affiliation with these messages.

If you receive a phone call or any communication regarding a potential prize related to a South Dakota Lottery game, do not share any of your personal information with these entities.

If you have questions about the legitimacy of any communication you receive, please contact the South Dakota Lottery at 605-773-5770.

South Dakotans who believe they have fallen victim of this scam should contact the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division at 800-300-1986 or consumerhelp@state.sd.us.