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Family of Ohio woman, 74, claims she was scammed into participating in armed robbery of credit union

A 74-year-old woman named Ann Mayers was charged with armed robbery at an Ohio credit union after being a victim of an online scam. She had never had any previous legal issues but was facing financial problems. Mayers was arrested at her home after the robbery, with a handgun found in her car. Authorities discovered that she had been sending money to an unidentified individual. Mayers had reportedly mentioned robbing banks to her family leading up to the incident. Scams against seniors have been increasing, with callers exploiting personal information to deceive them. Another incident involved an 81-year-old man mistakenly shooting an Uber driver, also falling victim to a scam.


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