Foreign lottery schemes may be fleecing Americans out of as much as a billion dollars every year. The problem is so vast, congress is hearing testimony on the matter.
Often suspects are overseas, and that’s a challenge for law enforcement. But here’s a case where a perceptive postal employee helped bring a suspect to justice right here in the United States.
“Something is not right here. Why are you getting all these Express Mail packages from all over the US?”
Mary Santiago asked the right questions. She knows her customers and suspected one was running a mail fraud scheme based here in the U.S.