Delaware County Sheriff alerts residents of ‘grandparent scam’

first_imgHere are four tips provided by the sheriff’s office on what you can do to ensure you are not scammed: The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is alerting residents about the “grandparent scam.” A scam that involves someone posing as a grandchild of a grandparent and pleading for money. There is usually a sense of urgency in the phone call. The scam proposes a scenario where they need money immediately, the sheriff’s office says. (WBNG) — Authorities in Delaware County say they have received multiple complaints of phone scams. Resist the urge to act immediatelyVerify the callers identify and ask questions the stranger should not be able to answerDo not send cash, gift cards or money transfersNever give personal or banking information, such as social security numbers over the phonelast_img

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