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Double trouble by lottery scam

Date: January 28, 2007

Shirley Tyus of Columbia thought her ship had finally come in.

The former nurse’s aide was notified she’d won, incredibly, not one, but a fast succession of foreign lotteries. She was even mailed checks to cover fees required to collect her winnings.

“I thought I was blessed,” said Tyus, 54, who, because of a back injury, mainly baby-sits to support herself and four daughters still in college. A fifth graduated with honors last year in nursing.

But instead of receiving a blessing, Tyus faces disaster. The lotteries and the checks were all bogus.
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