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East Windsor Police warn citizens after men attempt to scam $25k from senior citizen

Two men posed as town workers and entered a resident's home claiming needed a new foundation and charging her $25k.
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EAST WINDSOR, Conn. — Two men attempted to scam a senior citizen after claiming to work for the Town of East Windsor. 

East Windsor Police warned citizens of this scam on their Facebook page. 

The senior citizen said two men knocked on her door and she allowed them into her home. The men said she needed her foundation replaced and that it would cost $25,000. When she told them she did not have the money, they offered to do it for $10,000.  

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The men eventually left and the woman contacted the police. 

The men were said to be driving a black pick-up truck. 

**SCAM ALERT** Yesterday, a senior citizen reported two males knocked on her door and she allowed them into her...

Posted by East Windsor, CT Police Department on Sunday, December 11, 2022

Police warned community members not to let anyone into their homes unsolicited. 

Jareliz Diaz is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. She can be reached at jdiaz@fox61.com


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