How to Outsmart Grandparent Scams

By May 9, 2019 August 29th, 2019 Uncategorized

Your phone rings. The person on the other end of the line sounds upset, says she’s your grandchild and asks for money to get out of a sticky situation. This is how a grandparent scam begins. And because the scam pulls at your heartstrings, it’s easy to become a victim. This is how the “grandparents scam” works.

If you’ve been targeted or victimized, you’re not alone. According to the Federal Trade Commission, Americans lost more than $300 million to various imposter scams in 2017.

For steps on how to protect yourself from the grandparents scam, CLICK HERE.