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Pigeon Drop Scam

Norman Gladney and Cheryl Lewis stand accused of trying to scam elderly people out of money. (Photo: CBS 2)

77-Year-Old Woman Helps Police Thwart Couple’s Alleged ‘Pigeon Drop’ Scam

The woman, who didn’t want her name used, and who goes out for daily walks, was approached Monday by two people, police said, who had sized her up as an easy mark, or a pigeon.

04/09/2013

Pigeon Drop Scam Suspect

Suspects Con Woman Out Of $4,500 In ‘Pigeon Drop’ Scam

Police Sunday evening were searching for two suspects who victimized a 68-year-old woman in Queens with the infamous pigeon drop scam.

01/20/2013