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Warning about Grandparent Scam

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Posted at 1:16 PM, Nov 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-29 14:16:07-05

A warning about a scam targeting grandparents.

Scammers are calling around claiming to be grandchildren of victims.

The caller calls seniors or the elderly explaining some emergency situation has happened involving their grandchild and they need to send money.

The frantic calls are a red flag, according to the Better Buisness Bureau. It recommends asking the caller personal questions that only the grandchild could answer.

Read more on How to spot the scam.