Deaf community targeted in ‘despicable’ scam

Police have issued a warning to people to be aware of a scam offering lottery funding to members of the deaf community. Recently, a woman from South Bristol was conned out £4,500 when she was contacted by someone pretending to be one of her Facebook friends. This person told her about lottery funding available to members of the deaf community, but only if applicants pay a fee.

Source: Deaf community targeted in ‘despicable’ scam

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