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Elderly Scammed

How One Thrifty Couple Fell Into $200,000 Worth Of Debt

AP | ALLEN G. BREED | Posted 06.25.2012 | Money

RALEIGH, N.C. -- With their elderly parents seated across the octagonal oak table, Donna and Jim Parker were back in the kitchen they knew so well &nd...

When Jamaica Calls To Say You've Won The Lottery

AP | DAVID MCFADDEN | Posted 04.17.2012 | Money

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- The 88-year-old retired Coast Guard officer hadn't been outside the U.S. in decades. Yet phone calls started pouring in from J...

Beware Of Free Money

AP | Posted 03.08.2012 | Money

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Attorney General Scott Pruitt is warning Oklahomans about fraudulent tax refund schemes that involve criminals that are trying to che...

WSJ Reporter's Fight To Save Elderly Relative From Scammers

Wall Street Journal | KAREN BLUMENTHAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The first time a beloved relative in his mid-70s wired several thousand dollars to strangers, believing he was paying taxes on huge lottery winnings, ...