We’ve all heard the adage, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Still, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment when the convincing man at the other end of the line is telling you that you’ve won $2.5 million and an assortment of other prizes.
Pendaries resident Iona Gamertsfelder faced that situation last week. The catch: Gamertsfelder, 83, was told she’d need to hand over $500 in order to claim her prizes.
Realizing that it was likely a scam, she refused, and the caller hung up.