Division of Consumer Protection: Scams targeting seniors are increasing

The Division of Consumer Protection is warning families about an increase in scams targeting older adults.

News 12 Staff

Sep 10, 2022, 12:47 AM

Updated 643 days ago

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The Division of Consumer Protection is warning families about an increase in scams targeting older adults.
They say the scammer often pretends to be a grandchild or relative in need of emergency money.
The scammer will pressure victims into transferring money through a mobile payment app.
The scammer will also insist family members not be informed because then the scam will be discovered.
Anyone who knows someone who could be a victim of the scam can contact police.


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