Arrest Made In Case Of $11,000 Bail Money Scam Targeting 88-Year-Old WomanPolice have arrested a woman linked to one case of a scam of senior citizens this summer in which victims are told a family member is in urgent need of bail money.
NYPD Warns Seniors About Scam Claiming Grandson Needs Cash For BailThe NYPD says grandparents should beware of a scam targeting seniors. The victims are told their grandson is in trouble with the law and needs cash for bail.
Franklin Borough Police Seek To Identify Suspects In 'Grandparent Scam'On April 12, a Florida woman received a call saying her grandson, who lives in California, was jailed on a narcotics offense and needed money for bail, police said.
'Grandparent Scam' Targets Elderly Residents In Nassau CountyAn 86-year-old woman received a phone call from someone claiming to be an officer in the Dominican Republic, saying her grandson was involved in a car accident and she needed to send $9,800 to cover the damages.
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.