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Henderson senior charged with racketeering filed in elderly scam

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - Prosecutors have accused a southern Minnesota man of wiring at least $800,000 to the Philippines in a lottery scam that involved mainly elderly victims.

Felony racketeering charges have been filed against 68-year-old Thomas Lawrence Murphy. The Henderson man is being held in the Sibley County Jail on $200,000 bond.

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