Duped of life savings, Hibbing woman gets it back
An 81-year-old Hibbing woman said her life savings were wiped out and she was "34 dollars and some cents'' in the hole after a Florida man scammed her out of almost $38,500 by telling her she had won the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes -- a $600,000 prize.
The Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol didn't come to the woman's door with a check. But Special Agent Bill White of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division did.
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