Elderly Couple Loses Over $4900 in Sweepstakes Scam

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Police are warning residents to be wary of sweepstakes or lottery competitions that ask winners to send money or personal details. An elderly couple learned this the hard way recently, losing thousands of dollars.

Police were dispatched to the Park Forest Police Department on January 14 to investigate a report of fraud. An elderly couple reported receiving a phone call from a male subject who identified himself as Mr. Miller. Mr. Miller told the wife that she had won $2.5 million. According to Miller, the money was in customs in Miami and . . .

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