Police: Duo Swindled $90,000 From 80-Year-Old Queens Woman In Lottery ScamAn 80-year-old Queens woman was swindled out of $90,000 in a lottery scam, police said.
Scammers Looking To Make Money With Fake Winning Lottery EmailThe promise of millions from the New York Lottery attracts players and their hopes for quick cash attract scammers, like the con artists behind an official-looking email, complete with the New York Lottery logo.
NYPD: Duo Swindled More Than $20,000 In Cash And Jewelry In Lottery ScamThere have been nine incidents since March. The duo swindled more than $20,000 in cash and jewelry.
Police: Long Island Woman Conned 87-Year-Old Man In Lottery ScamPolice said Patricia Berak, 65, conned an elderly Long Island man out of $40,000 in a lottery scam hoping to recover some money she lost in the same scheme.