ISHPEMING — Police in Ishpeming are warning residents of a scam that has made its way to the area.

According to information from the Ishpeming City Police Department, citizens have received letters from Bono Lotto International in Spain stating that they won the lottery back in July. In order to collect the prize money, citizens are being asked to provide bank account information to an agent.

The Ishpeming Police Department is asking residents who receive this letter to throw it away because it is a scam.