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CASH, CLOTHING, JEWELRY VANISH IN SCAM

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Two Salt Lake women lost a sizable amount of cash, clothing and jewelry in a recent scam operation.

A Salt Lake police report said a woman was approached by another woman. The victim was told things about her life and given a flier written in Spanish that directed her to a room in a building in the 700 block west on North Temple. The woman was encouraged to bring friends with her.The woman and a friend went to the room on Sept. 17 where they were told to bring their money, jewelry and other valuables to be prayed over and hexed to calm the spirits that were not satisfied with the items delivered. The women left the items on Sept. 27 and were told to return the next day at noon. When the women returned, the room had been abandoned.

The women lost $2,200 in cash, about $6,000 worth of clothing and about $13,000 worth of jewelry, according to the report.