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SCAM SAVVY SENIORS

Thursday, July 18, 2019 by JIM MARSH PRESS WRITER in Local News

LV fraud examiners on mission to educate seniors of scam tactics

“Hello, grandma, this is your favorite granddaughter. I got into a little accident and I need $800 to get my car back on the road. Could you send me the money so I can get home? Don’t tell mom and dad, they’ll get really mad.”

That’s a message that would tug at the heart-strings of any grandparent – but it’s also a fraudulent scam that more than one senior citizen at a recent fraud-spotting seminar at DevonHouse Senior Living said they have run into.