Apparent lottery scam targeted seniors

February 22, 2008 1:35:57 PM PST
Cicero Police are asking people to help them catch a thief that's targeting seniors in an apparent lottery scam.

The thief has taken more than $25,000 from one woman. Police say the man talked her into giving him money from her bank accounts. He allegedly told the victim he had a winning lottery ticket and that he couldn't cash it because of his immigration status.

Police are asking you to call them with any information.


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