The last rays of the afternoon sun came weakly through my window, dappling the paper I was reading. When the phone rang, I reached for it automatically.
“Hello, ma’am. I am calling to tell you that the government has found $9000 dollars that belong to you,” a foreign, heavily accented male voice said. “You never have to pay it back. There are no strings tied to this deal. All you need to do . . .”
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