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Elderly woman thinks lottery winnings a scam
Posted by: Grumpyguy
Date: December 21, 2005 02:22PM
You know how you always hear about elderly people getting scammed? Well, here is the exception: [reuters.iwon.com]

BERLIN (Reuters) - A lottery company had to call the police to convince an elderly German woman that she had hit the jackpot, police said Tuesday.

"The woman had quite a sizeable win but was worried that she was having her leg pulled," said Joachim Gerhardt, a police inspector in the eastern German city of Gera.

"We were fortunately able to convince her so she could celebrate her good fortune," he said, adding that the woman would probably receive her winnings before Christmas....



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Re: Elderly woman thinks lottery winnings a scam
Posted by: Buckeye_Sean
Date: December 21, 2005 02:45PM
Who says the elderly are still easy targets, eh?

"Give me a million dollars will ya' sonny!?!"




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