Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Phone Scam Targeting Lunenburg County Seniors

A phone scam is targeting seniors in Lunenburg County. RCMP became aware of the fraudsters recently. Early investigation indicates scammers call seniors posing as their grandchildren and ask for money to help them. The Mounties are advising people to ask several questions and verify who they're speaking with. They also warn about sharing personal information over the phone. People are encouraged to contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre if they know someone who has been affected by the scam at 1-888-495-8501 or on the web here .