South Dakota: Fairview residents lose thousands to “Grandchild Scam”

Posted on March 30, 2013 • Filed under: Scam, Telephone Scam, United States reported that the Fairview Police is investigating a renewed scam that is bilking thousands of dollars from unsuspecting city. The most recent scam involves someone calling and claiming to be a grandchild. The caller claims they are in trouble and have been arrested and jailed in Mexico. The caller will provide a detailed story of how they got caught up in a bad situation and need several thousand dollars for either bail or a “processing” fee. Read Article

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