June 18, 2024
There’s an alarming warning from the FBI for older people, especially in Florida. A new report reveals that last year the number of scams targeting the elderly skyrocketed in our state.

“It’s vicious,” said Merle Lee Korejwo, who knows this too well.

Korejwo, from Englewood, says she lost her life savings to a sophisticated scam recently – $1.3 million.

“You don’t know that you’re in a scam or being scammed until you’re in that scam,” she said. “Everybody tries to get you out of it and they tell you you’re not stupid. You were taken, and they are very good at what they do.”

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