A witness who asked to be referred to only as “Mr. W.” testifies in 2014 before the Senate Special Committee on Aging at a hearing on scams against the elderly. Telephone con artists, one posing as his grandson and one as a policeman, persuaded him to send thousands of dollars to them via MoneyPak cards.
A witness who asked to be referred to only as “Mr. W.” testifies in 2014 before the Senate Special Committee on Aging at a hearing on scams against the elderly. Telephone con artists, one posing as his grandson and one as a policeman, persuaded him to send thousands of dollars to them via MoneyPak cards. J. Scott Applewhite AP
A witness who asked to be referred to only as “Mr. W.” testifies in 2014 before the Senate Special Committee on Aging at a hearing on scams against the elderly. Telephone con artists, one posing as his grandson and one as a policeman, persuaded him to send thousands of dollars to them via MoneyPak cards. J. Scott Applewhite AP

$8,000 mistake a lesson to others on “family member scam”

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