Florida Lottery warns of scam targeting Seniors

On Sunday, the Florida Lottery issued a communication warning citizens of a Lottery related scam targeting the elderly.

The report alleges scammers are asking residents for help claiming a ‘winning’ ticket.

According to the Lottery Department, the phone calls to seniors promise a share of the winnings for helping them cash-in a winning ticket.

The scammers claim they have won a Lottery prize, but are unable to collect it because they are not a U.S. citizen, so they ask the victim to claim the prize for them.

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