71 Year Scammer In WNY, Check Out How Much He Took In
I Guess you are never too old to get a little. extra money or in this case thousands.
Jerry Hayes sent out letters trying to solicit people to join a "club" to "get rich" quick and the participants were asked to mail in cash, and unscratched lottery tickets to at least two other participants, whose names and addresses were listed in the letters. Those addresses were all post office boxes
The letters instructed people to provide their own names and addresses so information could be added to the top of future solicitation letters, making them "instant benefactors." They included subjects like "Christmas Club," "Stamp Club," Requested Material" or "Personal Stimulus Plan."
He collected about $90,713 in cash and postage stamps.