Man, 89, out $20,000 after falling victim to phone scam

Posted at 2:11 PM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-01 16:11:23-04

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    Brown Deer, WI (WDJT) — A Brown Deer man, 89, is out $20,000 after falling victim to a phone scam.

Police were called to the 8000 block of N. 67th Street on Friday for a report of a scam.

The victim told police he sent $20,000 to Costa Rica after he was informed he won a $500,000 second prize award from the Shell Oil Fund.

A report was filed and police are investigating.

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