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FBI: Scammers stole cash, jewelry from elderly Hispanic women across SoCal using worthless lottery tickets

Josh Cain November 26, 2019

Federal agents and local police on Monday warned the public about a scam targeting elderly Hispanic women across Southern California that uses worthless state lottery tickets to persuade the victims to hand over cash and jewelry.

The two-year scheme involved suspects approaching victims with what they claimed were winning California lottery tickets and requesting help cashing them, authorities said.

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