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Woman loses $83k in timeshare scam

On March 10th, 2017

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A Green Valley woman was scammed out of more than $83,000 over the past two years, something she discovered after nearly sending $8,000 more.

 According to a Pima County Sheriff’s Department report, since January 2015 the woman had sent seven checks, totaling $83,639, to various companies she believed were managing her timeshares. On Wednesday, she received a call asking her to wire $8,000, after which she was to receive $90,000.
A bank teller told the woman the call was probably a scam and had her contact the sheriff’s department.

The woman told a sheriff’s deputy the same woman had been calling her the past couple of years, but would sometimes use a different name, the report said.

Source: http://www.gvnews.com/news/woman-loses-k-in-timeshare-scam/article_24e6ac34-05d5-11e7-97af-b39f57c6a593.html

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