Senior Law Project Attorney Helps with Lottery Scam

Mike Persellin, staff attorney with the Senior Law Project at Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA), currently represents a senior citizen in a lottery scam that began with a phone call. This type of fraud is all too common for vulnerable seniors, and with sometimes devastating financial consequences.

Interviewed in a recent Star Tribune article about the case, and others like it, Persellin said his client "fell for a classic Jamaican lottery scam” and should not be held accountable for all the money taken.  Read the full article.