More fraud in Murfreesboro... A 77-year old man called the police after he received a phone call from an unknown man telling him he had just won $250,000. The caller said to retrieve the money he needed to send $500 to him via Western Union. Excited to soon have $250,000 in hand, the victim quickly sent the money.
The $500 was picked up, but the winnings never came. The case has been labeled as a "Fraud." The victim is now out $500.
MPD Incident Report #15-16862