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Gold sellers selling themselves short

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Produced by Jeff Keene - email

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Linda Ostrow was looking to quickly raise some cash to help replace her damaged car.  She immediately thought of some valuables around the house.  

"It was a mixture of gold and silver," said Ostrow.

She took it to a local jeweler and nearly made a costly mistake. 

"He offered me $500 for everything that was on the scale," said Ostrow. 

A low-ball offer because mixed in with her gold and silver was a diamond.   

See how big it was and how much it was really worth in this Problem Solver Investigation. 

Watch now by clicking on the red camera. 

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