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‘Grandparent’ phone scam blooms again

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 11th, 2012

Oregon State Police (OSP) is warning Oregon families about scammers who pose as grandchildren claiming to be in trouble and needing money immediately. At least one very recent incident in Florence, plus two known in eastern Oregon have illustrated that scammers have not given up on the scheme.

Staff of the Oregon Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Hotline are concerned that others may receive calls about the “emergency scam,” also known as the “grandparent scam.”

For the complete article see the 12-12-2012 issue.

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