Lottery scams that do not just take your money once, but more than once until they are satisfied… As the news wrote, ‘They don’t stop until you are broke.’


CHICAGO Foreign lottery scams are at the top of the fraud charts
with law enforcement authorities. They estimate that hundreds of
millions of dollars a year are lost to fraud rings based in countries
like Canada, Spain and Australia, to name a few.

The CBS 2 Investigators look at the new twist to this old scam that accounts for its resurgence. As CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports, it’s a smart scam that turned a smart man into a big loser.

millions of Americans, 79-year-old Arent Jacobson was bombarded with
announcements he’d won big money in foreign lotteries…