Grandmother falls victim to scam, police issue warning - KMOV.com

Grandmother falls victim to scam, police issue warning

(KMOV) -- Chesterfield police are warning residents of a new scam after a grandmother received a call from someone claiming to be representative at a U.S. Embassy in the Dominican Republic.

The caller told the woman her grandson was in trouble, and that she needed to send cash in order to ensure that her loved one arrived home safely.

Police are saying that the call is a scam, and that anyone who receives it should not give out any personal information.

Authorities also expect the caller to target more residents throughout the area.
 

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