Lottery Scam Targeting Seniors Now Includes Violent Threats, Intimidation

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Today’s Bottom Line column:

Scammers have Marvin Goldfarb’s number, and address, and probably know the color of his house.

Two years ago, Goldfarb provided The Bottom Line a stack of scam mail, delivered to his Newington home by the United States Postal Service. Goldfarb, 78, a retired truck driver, has likely landed on a “sucker list” handed from one fraudster to another. He’s still getting mail and phone calls from scammers hoping to find yet another elderly victim.

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