Crime

June 16, 2012 7:25 PM

Financial Crimes: Don't get suckered by an advanced-fee scheme

A Lexington, Kentucky, man who was conned out of more than a quarter of a million dollars in a foreign lottery scam. Advanced-fee schemes take many forms. Scammers might pose as potential buyers of goods or advertising services online, and they might make contact via phone, letter, text message or email.

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