If that letter or call says that you've won a big jackpot, chance are you're about to be scammed out of some money.

Dennis Horton, Director of the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau (BBB), joins us twice a month to help you and your family avoid being taken by unethical and/or illegal cons and scams.

This morning, Dennis filled us in on the world of sweepstakes and lottery scams:

If you've got questions or concerns, please call the Rockford Regional Office of the BBB at (815) 963-2222.