The State Attorney General was in town with a special message for seniors today, don't get scammed. Attorney General Greg Abbott met them at the senior center in Tyler this afternoon. He told the folks that several telephone scam artists are praying on them.
One woman, Willette Miller, was one of their victims. She got a phone call saying she had won several lotteries. The only catch, she had to pay a fee.
"I'd send them money and what they'd do is they'd call and say something happened and they would get to it later. But then they forgot about it and nothing ever happened again. I figure I've spent over 80 thousand."