On November11, 2012, The Record reported that the elderly are being targeted in a new telephone scam. The caller identifies herself/himself as a grandchild who claims to be in jail accused of drunk driving or having been in a car accident and is in need of money to be wired or transferred so bail can be posted. Then, another person who is identified as a “bail bondsman” or “attorney” gets on the phone to explain how to send money to a bogus account.
To read more: http://www.northjersey.com/news/178543991_Elderly_targeted_in_new_phone_fraud.html
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