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Two Women Wanted For Allegedly Bilking Fayetteville Woman Out Of $27,000

Posted June 13, 2003 5:49 a.m. EDT

— Authorities in Fayetteville say a 67-year-old has been scammed out of a ton of money. Now, they are asking for your help in identifying the suspects.

Police say two women told an elderly woman they found a bank bag with $70,000 in it. They told her they would split the money with her if she put up some good faith money.

The woman gave them $27,000 and the two women took off with the cash.

If you have any information about two women, you are asked to call Fayetteville police at

(910) 433-1846.