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Jim Thorpe Police Issue Warning of Lottery Scam

JIM THORPE, Pa. — Police in Carbon County are warning people of a lottery scam. Officers say scammers got $29,000 from a woman in Jim Thorpe by telling he...
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JIM THORPE, Pa. — Police in Carbon County are warning people of a lottery scam.

Officers say scammers got $29,000 from a woman in Jim Thorpe by telling her she won a lottery for senior citizens.

They tried to get another $21,000 from her but were unsuccessful.

Jim Thorpe police say someone else lost $10,000 on a similar scam back in October.