Richmond Police Issue Scam Warning

A scam alert in Madison County after a woman falls victim to a lottery scheme.
Richmond Police are now warning people about the scam.
The woman says she received a letter from Vision Global Technology Solutions in California claiming she had won $57,000.
The only stipulation, the woman had to cash a check she received for $3,900 and send the money back to the company before she collected her winnings.
Richmond police say they will probably not be able to recover the victims money.


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  • by Elizabeth on Aug 12, 2008 at 04:21 PM
    I don't think we should call anyone dumb or an idiot for falling for a scam. In the past some really intelligent people have been scammed one way or the other. Show some sympathy people!
  • by Jean Location: Pikeville on Aug 12, 2008 at 11:13 AM
    I feel so bad for this woman, but really? I know a lot of this is the elderly that fall victim to this type of scam, they can not believe that something that looks so real could be fake. They take things at face value, not thinking that someone is just out to take what they have saved or worked hard for. It is really sad that the world has come to this, but people, wake up!!
  • by JP Location: Richmond on Aug 12, 2008 at 07:40 AM
    Come on people! When are you going to learn!!!!
  • by Anonymous Location: Owsley,co on Aug 12, 2008 at 05:19 AM
    I been getting email ..From diffen people saying i had won big money,,But i havent falling for it,,I just send it to spam mail.
  • by Zatoichi Location: Richmond on Aug 12, 2008 at 04:30 AM
    The Morons Of Madison County.
  • by SGT Howard Location: Afghanistan on Aug 11, 2008 at 11:40 PM
    I feel sorry for the victim but come on this scam has been around for 20 years, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
  • by Joey Location: Lex on Aug 11, 2008 at 06:39 PM
    Dumb, Dumb, Dumb, Dumb...Dummmmmmmmmb. If you didn't enter, you can't win. When will these money hungry idiots learn. By the way, the beginning of my post was the Dragnet theme...LOL!

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