Social Security scams

Valley Authorities are warning you about various scams in the area.

DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says at least five people were scammed out of 40-thousand dollars each this week.

Harris says the scams are taking all kinds of forms.

One in particular involves claims that people have won a lottery and ways they can increase their social security checks.

You can read more about this story in today's edition of Times-Journal in Fort Payne.