Paris resident receives a unique text message, police say it's just another scam

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PARIS, Tex. (KXII) -- We've all dreamed of winning the lottery but what about receiving a text message from a stranger that says they want to give you $5 million.

That's what happened to one Paris citizen and Paris Police say its just another way scammers are trying to get your personal information.

The text from a Jason Cox begins with a simple, 'hello there,'

The scammer then claims he wants to give away $5 million so the person could donate to charity or to help the needy in Paris.

All you have to do is write back for more information.

Police say text messaging isn't a common avenue for scammers so be aware and don't give out any person information.

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