Two Women Are Charged With Lottery Fraud In Queens

Two women are wanted by police in connection with a lottery fraud in Queens. It took place on October 17.

According to investigators, the suspects approached a woman, 70, who was waiting at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and 80th Street.

She allegedly gave them money after they claimed to have a winning lottery ticket.

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The victim turned over $6,500 in cash and jewellery valued at about $3,600.

Call the Crime Stoppers hotline of the NYPD at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or 1-888-57-PISTA for Spanish, if you have any information.

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