Boston Marathon Scammer Arrested

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Boston police arrest a man they say tried to scam $2 million out of a fund designed to help the victims of April’s marathon bombings.  The Massachusetts Attorney General said the man claimed his dead aunt had lost two limbs.  But a police investigation revealed the aunt died more than ten years ago.  Police arrested the man at his home Tuesday after he accepted a fake check made out for $2.1 million from an undercover state trooper.  He is charged with attempted larceny and identity theft.

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