Police warn public of Lottery Scam

The Peterborough Police Service is warning residents about an Ontario Lottery scam that is circulating in our area. During the week of September 7, the week of September 14 and twice on September 29, 2015 the victim, a 69-year-old woman, received a phone call from a person pretending to be with the Ontario Lottery. The person on the phone initially told the victim she had won $1 million and upped the winnings during subsequent phone calls to $2 million. During the phone call on September 29 the scammer on the…

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