Lottery Scam

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Jamaican Lottery Scam Targets Elderly

It’s one of the biggest scams targeting older people right now. We’ve told you about Jamaican lottery schemes before.

03/12/2013

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Police Alert Elderly To Lottery Scam With Possible Local Connections

Lottery scams are not uncommon, but they typically involve a scam artist in another country or at least another state. What makes this latest local case unusual is that a person involved in the scam actually showed up at the victim’s house. KDKA is hiding the victim’s identity for her own safety.

01/14/2013

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Elderly Man Scammed Into Losing $1.8 Million

Scam artists often target the elderly and they can be very convincing. The victim in this case is in his 80s. David Highfield interviewed him a few years ago, but what has happened since may shock you.

02/24/2012

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Lottery Scammers Now Using Bolder Tactics

Bolder and nastier is how investigators describe the crooks behind the latest scams that are victimizing people in our area. The tactics they are using may shock you.

02/21/2012

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