Winning huge jackpots through multistate Mega Millions and Powerball lottery drawings has become increasingly common. Between the two lotteries, nine jackpots have reached $1 billion dollars or more since 2016. For these fortunate winners, the life-changing possibilities are endless. And if you live in Michigan, we're saying there's a chance that person could be you as the state is home to one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history.
It's that time of year again to be aware of new schemes that scam artists are using on Michigan residents. This time, the Michigan Lottery is warning people to be aware of lottery-themed scams. And thieves have more than one way they're trying to swindle money from you.