Brown Deer man, 89, out $20,000 after falling victim to phone scam
BROWN DEER, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Brown Deer man, 89, is out $20,000 after falling victim to a phone scam.
Police were called to the 8000 block of N. 67th Street on Friday for a report of a scam.
The victim told police he sent $20,000 to Costa Rica after he was informed he won a $500,000 second prize award from the Shell Oil Fund.
A report was filed and police are investigating.