The Amarillo Police Department is warning citizens of a scam involving a letter and check.

An Amarillo resident informed the APD after receiving a fake letter and check from someone claiming she had won $75,000.

Police want to remind residents that you cannot win a sweepstake that you did not enter.

If you know of a scam in the area or have any questions about this scam, call the APD Crime Prevention unit at (806) 378-4257.