grandparent scam

Officials: Scammers Using Social Media To Learn More About TargetsIt's called the "Grandparent Scam," but it can happen to anyone -- con artists claim a loved one is in trouble and deperatedly need money.
Con Artist Says He Made $10,000 A Day In Telephone 'Grandparent Scam'The 31-year-old con man in federal custody is currently awaiting sentencing in California for his role in the grandparent scam.