Beware of the Grandparents Scam
● By Rebecca K. Abma
Midland Park Police
Last week two Ridgewood residents reported falling for the scam. One sent $1,500 to Mexico by Western Union, the other $1,390 to the Dominican Republic.
Here's more about how local elderly residents are being conned out of money. From the Cliffview Pilot:
PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT: Phone scammers are victimizing more elderly residents every day, prompting a growing number of law enforcement agencies to urge people to warn susceptible loved ones. In one case last week, a Ridgewood resident was called by someone…