Octogenarian bombarded with 220lb junk mail!

September 28th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Sep 28 (ANI): An elderly woman was bombarded with 5000 letters weighing 220LB after she replied to a mail from a crooked company.

The British woman in her eighties received about 5000 letters claiming she had won a lottery and other letters promised a cure for cancer, reports TimesOnline.

The letters sent to the unnamed woman living in Verwood, Dorset hoarded eight bin bags full of letters, which were found by her carer after six months.

The local trading standards department has seized the letters. (ANI)

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