Painkillers are a particular target. Pills that cost a few cents on prescription may have a street value of $10 or $15 each.
That may explain a simple but remarkably effective new trick to steal medications from people in their homes.
The crook knocks on the door and claims to be a nurse from a health or social services department conducting checks for a program to help people with the cost of their prescriptions.
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