June 18, 2024
Have you ever received a phone call from someone claiming to be a family member in need of help?

In this video short, we hear from one woman who was taken advantage of by a scammer. The caller claimed to be her granddaughter and said she needed money or she would be taken to jail. The woman went to the bank and withdrew the money, only to have the scammer take off with it.

This story is a reminder that anyone can be vulnerable to scams like this. Also, be sure and report any scams to the FBI at www.ic3.gov. Your information is vital to law enforcement. It assists them in learning how scams and scammers operate. It can actually assist in catching scammers and putting them out of business.

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