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The 'Grandparent Scam': Learn How to Protect Yourself

The 'Grandparent Scam': Learn How to Protect Yourself
Elk Grove Police Department provides tips on avoiding a common con game.
 
A phone scam targeting elderly people is once again making the rounds in Northern California, according to theElk Grove Police Department.
In the so-called 'Grandparent Scam,' a caller pretends to be a relative of the victim who has gotten into trouble and needs money immediately.
One Woodland womanrecently wired $14,000 to a scammerposing as her grandson and claiming to have suffered a car accident, according to
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