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Tag Archive | "Grandmother Scam"

Arlington Heights Police Warn of Grandparent Scam and Publishing Clearing House Scam

21 Arlington Heights police recently filed two cases of scams that were attempted against Arlington Heights victims. An 82-year-old male complainant received a telephone call from a subject claiming to be his grandson. The fake grandson explained he was arrested for DUI in Orlando, FL and needed $1,420 to be wired for his bond. He […]

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Victim Doesn’t Fall For The Grandmother Scam in Telephone Fraud on South Prindle Ave, Arlington Heights

21 Arlington Heights police received a report about Friday of a telephone scam directed at an elderly resident in the 400 block of South Prindle Avenue. Police received a report that a male subject called an 80 yr-old female complainant and claimed to be her grandson using the correct name. He asked her to send […]

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Arlington Heights Resident Almost Gets Scammed by the Grandfather Scam — AKA Grandmother Scam

23 Arlington Heights police received a report that an 83-year-old Arlington Heights resident received a telephone call from a person claiming to be his grandson. His “grandson” explained he needed $2,500 in cash wired to Athens, Greece where he had been arrested for a drug charge. The real grandson was away at college. A second […]

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Mount Prospect Woman Victim of Grandmother Scam

22 Mount Prospect police received a report that a woman received a call on Monday from two men claiming to be a police officer and her grandson. The victim was told her she needed to send $2,200 to get her grandson, an Arizona resident, out of jail in South America. She asked to speak with […]

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Arlington Heights Grandparent Scam or Grandmother Scam: Offender Gets Money

30 Arlington Heights police received a report that an offender contacted a 75-year-old female victim and stated “Grandma, do you know who this is?” The victim asked if the person was one of her grandchildren and used a specific name. The offender acknowledged he was indeed her grandson. He explained he was traveling in Spain […]

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Telephone Scam: Grandmother Scam Tried Again

39 Arlington Heights police received a report about 11:00 a.m. Tuesday of a well-known scam known as the Grandmother Scam or Grandparent Scam. Police received a report that an Arlington Heights resident and potential victim received a call from a subject claiming that the potential victim’s grandson was and needed money to get out of […]

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Telephone Scam: Grandmother Scam Tried Again

21 Arlington Heights police received a report of a well-known scam known as the Grandmother Scam or Grandparent Scam. Police received a report that an Arlington Heights resident and potential victim received a call from a subject claiming to be her grandson “Steve”. He explained he needed $3,800 wired to Florence, Italy where he was […]

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Grandmother Scam/Telephone Fraud Reported Wednesday

30 An Arlington Heights resident a well-known scam known as the Grandmother Scam. A 78-year-old female resident of the 1500 block of Kendal Court received a call from a subject claiming to be her grandson. He “explained” he was in Mexico for a wedding and got in an accident while driving a rental car. He […]

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Wire Money Request Halted: Grandparent Scam Attempt Over Telephone Reported

30 Recently Arlington Heights police received a report of a suspicious phone call from a male offender. The offender called an elderly female victim that lives in Arlington Heights and identified himself as Thomas Gooch. He explained her grandson had been arrested by the Beaver Bay Police Department in Canada and she needed to wire […]

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Grandparent Scam Hits Buffalo Grove Woman Who Sent Money to Man Who Said Grandson Was in Jail

16 Buffalo Grove police responded about 4:00 Saturday to a residence in Buffalo Grove for a fraudulent activity report. A woman received a phone call from a man that said her grandson was in jail and needed $2,900 to get out of jail. The woman sent the offender $2,900. The incident turned out to be […]

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