Minister scam leaves woman out hundreds of dollars

A local woman was scammed out of hundreds of dollars from something called the “Minister Scam.”

Woman falls victim to ‘minister scam,' and now she’s speaking out

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - She was scammed out of hundreds of dollars. Now, a local woman is sharing her story in hopes that no one else falls for this tricky scheme.

19 News is partnering with the Cuyahoga County Scam Squad to bring you the latest scams, so you know what to look out for and protect your cash and identity.

“She used language like God Bless you. The kind of words that a pastor says,” Mary said.

Thursday at 11, Mary shows you how she fell for the scam and the Scam Squad will show you how to avoid being a target.

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