"Grandchild" scams on the rise
Published 03/22/2009, Worthington Daily Globe
A year-round con artists’ scam to bilk seniors by pretending to be their grandchildren – abroad, in trouble, and in need of cash – spikes during students’ spring break travel period, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED).Word count: 392
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