She was skeptical at first, but he earned her trust. So much so, Brooks gave him her mailing address. "Jones" ended up sending her a card and chocolate. After that, things started to get sketchy. She felt something was wrong when he told her she'd receive something else. "I'm like what are you sending out this time. He was like oh, not for you, it's for me and I'm sending it to a charity," Brooks remembers. That something turned out to be a $1,000 washing machine, delivered to her about ten days ago. Police say it was bought from a Home Depot in Jackson by a man in California who had his identity stolen.
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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Woman Involved in Internet Scam Receives Washing Machine
A reminder that some things are not always what they seem. From the article: