Grandparent Scam Succeeds: Scammers Get $2600 Claiming Grandson Has DUI Troubles

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Unknown subjects called the victim, who lives in the 1200 block of Luther Lane, over several days and talked her into wiring over $2,600 via Western Union. The offender(s) convinced the victim her grandson was injured in a DUI accident and needed money for an attorney. The elderly female victim made two wire transfers to the offenders. The offenders pretended to be the grandson and two attorneys.

The incidents of telephone fraud occurred on December 16, 2013 at 11:15 a.m. and December 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

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