NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in the Bronx are looking for two female suspects who allegedly scammed an elderly woman out of thousands of dollars.

The 74-year-old victim, who asked not to be identified, told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria that the two women approached her last Wednesday around 10 a.m. near East Tremont Avenue.

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The suspects then showed her a bag full of money that they claimed to have just found, the victim said.

1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reports

The two con artists offered to give the victim $50,000 if she gave them some of her money temporarily as a show of good faith, D’Auria reported.

The victim ended up giving the two suspects her life savings, totaling $23,500.

“I was thinking what I would do with the money, not thinking of what they were doing to me,” the victim said.

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When it came time to get her money back, the con artists drove away in a grey four-door sedan and left the victim standing on the sidewalk empty-handed, D’Auria reported.

The elderly victim said she felt like she had been hypnotized and trusted the suspects because they were well-dressed and well-spoken.

“They looked respectful, they looked professional,” the victim said.

Police said both of the suspects were wearing a black dress jacket and black slacks.

“They should rot in jail,” the victim said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips to the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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