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Ruth Wilson says Jamaican gags scammed almost all of her 88-year-old father's savings. "It's been heartbreaking," she said of her father, who did not want to be named lest he be targeted again. A Jamaica-U.S. task force launched three years ago to stop a network of aggressive gangs who use fake lottery scams has failed to stop the con artists, who are now stealing an estimated $1 billion a year, largely from elderly Americans. (Associated Press)

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Ruth Wilson says Jamaican gags scammed almost all of her 88-year-old father's savings. "It's been heartbreaking," she said of her father, who did not want to be named lest he be targeted again. A Jamaica-U.S. task force launched three years ago to stop a network of aggressive gangs who use fake lottery scams has failed to stop the con artists, who are now stealing an estimated $1 billion a year, largely from elderly Americans. (Associated Press)