Pensioner admits to 56 year scam mail addiction costing £200,000

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Undated handout photo issued by Surrey County Council of 76-year-old Sylvia Kneller, of Farnham, Surrey, who has told how she paid out more than ?200,000 after she became addicted for 56 years to scam mail. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday November 6, 2013. Kneller first started responding to the fraudsters when she was 20 years old and says she became
Undated handout photo issued by Surrey County Council of 76-year-old Sylvia Kneller, of Farnham, Surrey, who has told how she paid out more than ?200,000 after she became addicted for 56 years to scam mail. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday November 6, 2013. Kneller first started responding to the fraudsters when she was 20 years old and says she became

A 76-year-old woman has told how she paid out more than £200,000 after she became addicted for 56 years to scam mail.

Sylvia Kneller, of Farnham, Surrey, first started responding to the fraudsters when she was 20 years old and says she became "a believer", convinced she would one day win a fortune.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%